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Maryna Chyshko

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Dnipropetrovsk State Institute of Physical Culture: Dnipropetrovsk, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
At age 12 in Romny, Ukraine.
Name of coach
Marina Smelchenko
Coach from which country?
Ukraine
Coach from what year?
2010

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
São Paulo

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 23 Feb 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her doctor O. Surkov and her coach Marina Smelchenko. (Athlete, 23 Feb 2011)
Injuries
She injured her left ankle at the start of 200m at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 23 Feb 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Endure the difficulties, work hard and win!" (Athlete, 23 Feb 2011)
Other information
FURTHER STUDY
She has also studied at the Kharkiv Academy of Physical Culture. (Athlete, 23 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m T13 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T13 Final Round 6
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 13
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Final 2011-01-22 5
Women's 200 m T13 Final 2011-01-26 7