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Khrystyna Yurchenko

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB9

Further personal information

Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age four, and began training seriously at age six in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors recommended swimming as therapy for her condition.

General interest

Impairment
She was born with a joint condition. (kp.ua, 14 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final Round 2012-09-08 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 2012-09-08 1
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 2013-08-14 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final 1 2013-08-14 3
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 5