Imagen
8953-Oksana Khrul photo

Oksana Khrul

Swimming
2
3
1

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB7, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Poltava, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Kharkiv, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2006 in Poltava, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"I didn't want to do any sports at all, especially swimming. For me, a child, it was difficult, so I was not thrilled with the idea. However, my doctor told my parents that this is fundamental and should help me develop correctly. Therefore, like it or not, I had to go. At first, of course, nothing worked for me, but in parallel with the skills I was developing, I noticed that I became more tempered in terms of character. Swimming helped me to courageously endure physical pain and difficulties in life."
Name of coach
Galyna Boyko [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Reykjavík, ISL

General interest

Nicknames
Ksyusha (fakty.ua, 29 Sep 2012)
Hobbies
Reading books. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in S6 50m butterfly at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (visnyk.poltava.ua, 03 Sep 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Galyna Boyko. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
For her achievements at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games, she received the Order for Merit [second and third class] of Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 17 Sep 2012, 04 Oct 2016)

She has received the title Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)
Impairment
She was born with an impairment to her musculoskeletal system. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 4
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 2 2
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final Round 2
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 1
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2012-08-30 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 2012-08-30 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final Round 2012-09-01 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 2012-09-01 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2012-09-03 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final Round 2012-09-03 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2012-09-04 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2012-09-04 5
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2012-09-07 1
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2012-09-07 1
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2013-08-13 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-14 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2013-08-14 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final 1 2013-08-15 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2013-08-15 4
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final 1 2013-08-16 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2013-08-17 5
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 1
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2015-07-14 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2015-07-14 4
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final 1 2015-07-15 1
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2015-07-15 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2015-07-16 10
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final 1 2015-07-18 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 1 2015-07-18 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final Round 2016-09-08 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2016-09-08 3
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2016-09-09 1
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2016-09-09 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 1 2016-09-10 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final Round 2016-09-10 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2016-09-10 5