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Nadezhda Fedorova

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12

Further personal information

Residence
Novosibirsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in Para cross-country skiing at age 26 in 2010 in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
During a national festival for people with an impairment in Sochi, Russian Federation, she met skiing coach Yury Kudryashov. He was recruiting new athletes and encouraged her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Biathlon Centre of Sports Preparation: Novosibirsk, RUS
Training Regime
She trains from the morning until about 17:00 or 18:00.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
Location
Syktyvkar, RUS

General interest

Nicknames
Haska (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Hobbies
Sport. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2015 World Championships in Cable, WI, United States of America, and becoming a triple Russian champion at the 2017 National Championships. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Yury Kudryashov. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Finnish biathlete Kaisa Makarainen. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The work you put in over the summer will benefit you over the winter." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Impairment
She was born without a shin bone in one leg, an underdeveloped foot on her other leg, and missing some fingers. (nsk.aif.ru, 19 Nov 2013)
Other information
NO COACH IN 2017
Since January 2017 she has been training on her own, without a coach. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Short Distance Sitting Race 1 2015-01-24 1
Women's Long Distance - Free Style Sitting Race 1 2015-01-25 5
Women's Middle Distance Sitting Race 1 2015-01-27 4
Women's Sprint - Classic Sitting Race 1 2015-01-28 7
Women's Long Distance Sitting Race 1 2015-01-30 6
Women's Middle Distance - Classic Sitting Race 1 2015-01-31 4
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6km Sitting Final 2018-03-10 10
Women's 12km Sitting Final 2018-03-11 5
Women's 10km Sitting Final 2018-03-13 7
Women's 1.1km Sprint Sitting Final 2018-03-14 16
Women's 5km Sitting Final 2018-03-17 4
4x2.5km Open Relay Final 2018-03-18 11