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Natalia Bratiuk

Nordic Skiing


Impairment information

Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Novodvinsk, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2008 in Novodvinsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Coach Sergey Kodlozerov spoke to her at school and encouraged her to start training.
Club / Team
Pomorie Centre of Sports Preparation: Arkhangelsk, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS; Vyacheslav Alekseyenkov [personal], RUS

General interest

Natasha (, 21 Mar 2014)
Reading, listening to music, taking walks with friends. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her achievements at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, she received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] in the Russian Federation. (, 17 Mar 2014)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 29 May 2020)
Other sports
She has competed in both Para cross-country and Para biathlon internationally. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
She was born with an impairment to her left hand. (, 19 Mar 2014)
Other information
She was the youngest member of the Russian team in any sport at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (, 29 Jan 2014)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2013-02-25 11
Women's Short Distance Standing Final 2013-02-28 9
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2013-03-01 10
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2013-03-03 5
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-08 9
Women's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-11 3
Women's 1 km Sprint Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 6
Women's 12.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 3
Women's 5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 7
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Short Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-24 7
Women's Middle Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-27 6
Women's Sprint - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-28 8
Women's Long Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-30 4
Women's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-31 9
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6km Standing Final 2018-03-10 11
Women's 10km Standing Final 2018-03-13 6
Women's 1.5km Sprint Classic Standing Final 2018-03-14 10
Women's 12.5km Standing Final 2018-03-16 6
Women's 7.5km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 14
4x2.5km Open Relay Final 2018-03-18 11