Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2010 in Sumy, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
On the bus home from school, she was approached by coach Svetlana Baida who invited her to try the sport. She finds it fun and interesting.
Name of coach
Ihor Spivak, UKR; Vasyl Mukshyn, UKR
Katya, Katyusha (invasport.org.ua, 31 Oct 2013)
Football, music, fashion, friends, magazines, books, films, games. (VK profile, 11 Nov 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Her first appearance at the national championships in Ukraine in 2012, where she won four bronze medals. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian biathlete Valentina Semerenko. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep moving forward, and never stop trying to achieve your goals." (Athlete, 13 Mar 2014)
She also competes in para-biathlon. (invasport.org.ua, 31 Oct 2013)
|Women's Short Distance Standing||Final||2013-02-28||14|
|Women's Middle Distance Standing||Final||2013-03-01||9999|
|Women's 15 km Standing||Final Round||2014-03-10||11|
|Women's Short Distance Standing||Race 1||2015-01-24||11|
|Women's Middle Distance Standing||Race 1||2015-01-27||9|
|Women's Long Distance Standing||Race 1||2015-01-30||8|
|Women's Middle Distance - Classic Standing||Race 1||2015-01-31||11|