Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 10 in Kovel, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Her coach Valery Druzhynovych introduced her to the sport for socialising. At first she tried wheelchair racing but then switched to powerlifting after spotting women with an impairment practising the sport.
Club / Team
Volyn Regional Youth Sports School for the Impaired: Kovel, UKR
Name of coach
Valery Druzhynovych [personal], UKR
Ksyusha (VK profile, 30 Jan 2019)
Embroidery, knitting. (VK page, 05 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2018)
To become Paralympic champion. (fakty.ua, 24 Jul 2013)
Her impairment is the result of lumbar disc herniation. (fakty.ua, 24 Jul 2013)