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Nataliia Semenova

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S2, SB1, SM2

Further personal information

Other names
Natalia Smirnova-Semenova
Residence
Kiev, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - National University of Physical Education and Sport: Kiev, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2005 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
As a former swimmer and swimming coach, she decided to take up para-swimming.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kiev, UKR
Name of coach
Svyatoslav Semenov, UKR, from 2008; Gennady Vdovychenko, UKR, from 2006

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Durban, RSA

General interest

Hobbies
Working on the internet, books, movies, cooking. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2006 World Championships in Durban, South Africa, and the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian para-swimmer and para-skier Olena Akopyan. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heats (S1/2) 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 1
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 1
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 2
Women's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 1