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Olena Gliebova

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Dnipro, UKR
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching, Teaching - Dnipro State Institute of Physical Education and Sport: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012.

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Stadskanaal, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Lena (invasport.org.ua, 03 Jul 2012)
Hobbies
Spending time with her son. (Athlete, 23 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Coach Svetlana Tverdokhleb. (Athlete, 23 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
She was presented with the Medal for Progress of the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine following her performances at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (tourdnepr.com, 20 Sep 2012)

She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (gorod.dp.ua, 16 Feb 2018)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 29 Jun 2018)

COACH
She has worked as a coach with the Start Dnipro running club in Ukraine. (startdnipro.com, 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-03 5
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-05 1
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-06 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Final 1 2013-07-24 1
Women's 400 m T13 Final 1 2013-07-27 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T13 Heat 2 2015-10-23 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2016-09-10 3
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-11 4
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 2016-09-17 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-16 4
Women's 100 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-17 5
Women's 400 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-19 5