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Iuliia Shishova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Saratov, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Saratov State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2002 in Saratov, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She began swimming to improve her health.
Club / Team
Rehabilitation and Physical Education Youth Adaptive Sports School: Saratov, RUS
Name of coach
Galina Filippova [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in S3 50m backstroke at the 2016 European Championships in Funchal, Portugal. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her family, and coach Galina Filippova. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2020)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 10 Apr 2021; Athlete, 05 Jun 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games, and to receive the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heat 2 2015-07-18 13