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Krestina Zhukova

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F20

Further personal information

Residence
Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 12.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed physical education lessons and was doing a number of sports when athletics coach Valentina Sukhanova noticed her potential.
Club / Team
Nizhegorodets: Russia
Name of coach
Evgeny Sukahov, RUS; Valentina Sukhanova, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Playing beach volleyball, spending time outdoors. (sportsmenn.ru, 01 Jun 2013)
Other information
SECOND FAMILY
She was raised in a children's home without her biological parents. Her coaches Evgeny Sukahov and Valentina Sukhanova, who are husband and wife, also gave her support in her personal life as she grew up. "She is a hard-working girl with character. She had no parents, but my husband and I tried to become parents for her," Sukhanova said. (pravda.nn.ru, 27 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F20 Final 2011-01-24 3
Women's Shot Put F20 Final 2011-01-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F20 Final Round 2012-09-03 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2013-07-22 2