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Natalia Pavliukova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S5, SB4, SM5

Further personal information

Family
Husband Valery, son Kirill
Residence
Slavyansk-na-Kubani, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 21 in Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She had tried table tennis and powerlifting before she was spotted at a regional swimming competition and invited to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Triumph Sports School: Slavyansk-na-Kubani, RUS
Name of coach
Natalia Pivneva [personal], RUS, from 2015

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Russia
Location
Lignano Sabbiadoro, ITA

General interest

Nicknames
Natasha (novostikubani.ru, 18 Aug 2017)
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Receiving the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her son Kirill. (Athlete, 06 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Soviet swimmer and coach Nikolay Dubrovin. (Athlete, 06 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible. You just need to make an effort and everything will work out." (Athlete, 06 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2020 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 31 Jan 2020)

She was named 2018 Athlete of the Year in the Slavyansk district of the Krasnodar region in the Russian Federation. (slavyansk.ru, 20 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)