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Lizaveta Piatrenka

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Maladzyechna, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2016 in Maladzyechna, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"It's not me who chose the sport, it chose me. I like athletics, you won't get bored in this sport."
Club / Team
Maladzyechna Youth Sports School No.3: Belarus
Name of coach
Ihar Fartunau [personal], BLR
Training Regime
She trains five days a week.

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Belarus

General interest

Nicknames
Liza (mgazeta.by, 20 Sep 2019)
Hobbies
Sports, dance. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019; mgazeta.by, 20 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ihar Fartunau. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Belarusian Para athlete Ihar Fartunau. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To move forward, first of all, you need to be able to defeat yourself and your own fears." (mgazeta.by, 20 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Belarus. (paradefsport.by, 27 Dec 2019)