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Nadezhda Sycheva

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Voskresensk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics, Management - Moscow State Academy of Municipal Economy and Construction: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2013 in Voskresensk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She trained and competed in arm wrestling from age 21. Eventually, she decided to take up powerlifting to strengthen her muscles, not only in the arms but the whole body, and to have a chance of competing at the Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
Leader: Voskresensk, RUS
Name of coach
Dmitry Krasilnikov [personal, national], RUS; Mikhail Brednev [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eger, HUN

General interest

Hobbies
Solving puzzles, growing flowers. (Athlete, 01 Apr 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the 73kg category at the 2019 World Cup event in Eger, Hungary. (Athlete, 24 May 2019; paralympic.org, 28 Apr 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can't feel sorry for yourself. You have to do everything. You have to look at yourself as if you were a healthy person. Nothing is impossible. Just set a goal and work towards reaching it." (mooovoi.org, 01 Aug 2013)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2020)
Other sports
She is a former European champion and world championship medallist in arm wrestling. (voskresensk.ru, 15 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 01 Apr 2021)