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Lyubov Semenyuk

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Rivne, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2000 in Rivne, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Rivne, UKR
Name of coach
Andriy Demchuk [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Hungary

General interest

Nicknames
Lyuba (twr-ua.org, 05 Nov 2014)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)
Milestones
At age 57 years and 134 days when she competed in the 79kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she was the oldest member of the Ukrainian powerlifting team and the second oldest Ukrainian from any sport to compete at the 2016 Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Apr 2021)
Impairment
She fell and injured her spinal cord at age two. (twr-ua.org, 05 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -75 kg Final Round 9999
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -75 kg Final Round 9999
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -75 kg Final Round 3
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 75.00kg Final 2010-07-29 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 79.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -79 kg Final Round 2016-09-12 7