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Iryna Bui

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
LW8

Further personal information

Residence
Vinnytsia, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 15 in Chernihiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Her first coach Marcin Kucheryavy visited her school and offered her the chance to go to a training camp and try the sport. She agreed, and moved to Chernihiv where she began training to join the Ukrainian national team.
Club / Team
Kolos: Ukraine
Name of coach
Oleksandr Semenov [personal], UKR; Vasyl Mukshyn [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Norway

General interest

Hobbies
Hiking, travel, cooking, design. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 May 2018; Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Prince George, BC, Canada. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born with underdeveloped fingers on one hand. (invasport.org.ua, 02 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2013-02-25 9
Women's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2013-02-27 4
Women's Short Distance Standing Final 2013-02-28 6
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2013-03-01 1
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2013-03-03 2
Women's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Final 2013-03-05 8
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-08 11
Women's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-11 7
Women's 1 km Sprint Standing Qualification 2014-03-12 13
Women's 12.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 9
Women's 5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 11
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Short Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-24 6
Women's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Race 1 2015-01-25 5
Women's Middle Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-27 3
Women's Long Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-30 5
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2017-02-11 9
Women's Sprint - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-12 3
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2017-02-14 3
Women's Sprint Standing Final 2017-02-18 3
Women's Middle Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-19 5
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6km Standing Final 2018-03-10 6
Women's 10km Standing Final 2018-03-13 4
Women's 12.5km Standing Final 2018-03-16 4
Women's 7.5km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 9
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2019-02-16 8
Women's Sprint - Free Style Standing Final 2019-02-18 8
Women's Sprint Standing Final 2019-02-20 5
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2019-02-21 7
Women's Long Distance - Classic Standing Final 2019-02-24 9