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Kseniia Tokar

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Kovel, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

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

General interest

Nicknames
Ksyusha (VK profile, 30 Jan 2019)
Hobbies
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)
Ambitions
To become Paralympic champion. (fakty.ua, 24 Jul 2013)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of lumbar disc herniation. (fakty.ua, 24 Jul 2013)