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Kseniia Kanafieva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Novouralsk, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2009 in Novouralsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I like running and winning."
Club / Team
Sverdlovsk Regional Adaptive Sports School [RUS] / Rodnik Centre of Paralympic and Deaflympic Preparation [RUS]:
Name of coach
Albina Chaikovskaya [personal], RUS, from 2009

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships

General interest

Hobbies
Ceramics. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in 800m at the 2019 European Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, and bronze in half-marathon at the 2019 European Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 04 Jun 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her parents and coach. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian sprinter Antonina Krivoshapka, Russian Para athletics coach Albina Chaikovskaya. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Without effort, you can't even get a fish out of the pond." (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 22 Feb 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T20 Heat 2 2015-10-29 13