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Nadezda Andreeva

Nordic Skiing | Rowing


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Son Vasily
St. Petersburg, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para rowing in 2007 and switched to kayaking in 2014.
Why this sport?
She was doing different sports from childhood, and was spotted by rowing coach Ivan Grechin who invited her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Centre of Supreme Sports Skill Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Yury Lizunov [personal], RUS

General interest

Knitting, science, reading. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her son Vasily. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
She was named among the 10 Best Athletes of the Year for 2018 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (, 17 Dec 2018)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 30 Dec 2019)
Other sports
She competed in the mixed double sculls in rowing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She also competed in Para Nordic skiing at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2020)
She was born without a right leg. "I never considered myself disabled. I wanted to be no worse than my friends, because I ran with them in the yard." (, 29 Jun 2010;, 22 Jun 2010)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Double Sculls TA Heat 2 2012-08-31 6
Mixed Double Sculls TA Heat 2 2012-09-01 5
Mixed Double Sculls TA Final B 2012-09-02 6
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-25 10
Women's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-26 7
Women's Short Distance Sitting Final 2013-02-28 6
Women's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-01 6
Women's Long Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-03 6
Women's Middle Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-03-05 7
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 12 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-09 15
Women's 12.5 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-14 9