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Marta Prokofyeva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Zheleznogorsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 10 in Zheleznogorsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
She was invited to take part in a local competition in her home town.
Club / Team
College of Olympic Reserve: Omsk, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Babanin, RUS, from 2010

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Christchurch

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 30 May 2014)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 2011-01-26 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-05 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2013-07-27 1