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Iuliia Arefeva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T36, F36

Further personal information

Family
Husband, Artyom Arefev
Other names
Yulia Linevich
Residence
Yekaterinburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Institute of Humanities and Economics: Cheboksary, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 16.
Club / Team
Children's-Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve 'Rodnik': Yekaterinburg, RUS
Name of coach
Valeriy Vasilyev, Boris Dvornikov
Coach from which country?
Russia
Training Regime
She trains six days a week once or twice a day.

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Russia
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Nicknames
Yulya (ural.kp.ru, 07 Sep 2012)
Hobbies
Reading books, numismatics, photography. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Getting into the national team. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, stronger." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2011)
Awards and honours
She holds the national sports title of Merited Master of Sport in Russia. (parasport.ru, 24 Jun 2013)

In 2010 she and her husband, para-athlete Artyom Arefev, received a special award by the Russian Olympic Committee. (parasport.ru, 24 Jun 2013))
Famous relatives
Her husband Artyom Arefev was a gold medallist in the 800m event at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, and a silver medallist in the 800m event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. They got to know each other at a competition in Novocheboksarsk, Chuvash Republic, Russia. (grani21.ru, 13 Jul 2010; ural.kp.ru, 07 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To win medals and to work as a coach. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T36 Final Round 8
Women's Javelin F35-38 Final Round 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T36 Heat 2 2011-01-22 4
Women's 100 m T36 Heat 2 2011-01-25 4