Oksana Dobrovolskaja

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Kaunas, LTU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Lithuanian, Russian
Higher education
Finance, Law - Vytautas Magnus University: Kaunas, LTU

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2019.
Why this sport?
She switched from Para swimming to Para athletics. Coach Rimantas Plunge spotted her talent in the sport after president of the Lithuanian Paralympic Committee, former Lithuanian Para athlete Mindaugas Bilius, had asked him to meet her.
Club / Team
Sporto Klubo Sveikata: Kaunas, LTU
Name of coach
Rimantas Plunge, LTU, from 2019; Jonas Burakovas, LTU

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the guitar. (lrt.lt, 10 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Lithuanian Para swimmer Mindaugas Dvylaitis. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2021 Female Para Athlete of the Year at the Lithuanian Sports Awards. (snaujienos.lt, 27 Dec 2021)
Other sports
She represented Lithuania in Para swimming before switching to Para athletics. (Athlete, 18 Aug 2021)