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Marina Klimenchenko

Shooting
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Khabarovsk, RUS
Occupation
Doctor
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Medicine - State Medical Institute: Khabarovsk, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 2008 with coach Tatiana Zarechina in Khabarovsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
In 2008 she hurt her spine and had to undergo an operation. She couldn't imagine her life without sport and decided to try shooting.
Club / Team
Centre of Sports Preparation: Khabarovsk, RUS
Name of coach
Tatiana Zarechina, RUS, from 2008

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Location
Germany

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Most important is overcoming yourself." (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (dd6-khb.ucoz.ru, 19 Jan 2014)

For her sports achievements, she was awarded an Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] by the President of Russia. (hkm.ru, 21 Oct 2013)

She was awarded with the Best Shooter honour at the IPC Shooting World Cup in Szczecin in March 2011. (sportprimorye.ru, 30 Mar 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-22 1
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final 2010-07-22 1
Team P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-22 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-31 2
P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 2012-08-31 2