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Nataliia Semennikova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9

Further personal information

Residence
Engels, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2012 in Engels, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Rehabilitation and Physical Education Youth Adaptive Sports School: Engels, RUS
Name of coach
Galina Serebryakova, RUS, from 2012

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Hobbies
High jump training, soap making, scrapbooking. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 50m freestyle at the 2014 European Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 11 Apr 2016)
Other sports
Before getting injured, she competed in athletics and won the 2007 Youth [Under 18] World Championships and the Junior [Under 20] European Championships in the high jump. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2015; 4vsar.ru, 04 Aug 2014)
Impairment
She suffered a serious spinal cord injury while training in the high jump. (4vsar.ru, 04 Aug 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2015-07-14 10
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2015-07-16 4
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-16 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-16 5