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Olesia Gubareva

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S5, SB5, SM5

Further personal information

Residence
Engels, RUS
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015 at age 12 in Engels, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She initially began swimming to improve her health, and a year later switched to an elite training group.
Club / Team
Rehabilitation and Physical Education Youth Adaptive Sports School: Engels, RUS
Name of coach
Galina Serebryakova [personal], RUS, from 2017

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a national record in S5 50m freestyle at the 2018 national championships in Krasnodar, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 27 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Natalia Svistunova. (Athlete, 27 May 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 27 May 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Appreciate what you have, until life makes you appreciate what you had." (VK profile, 04 Jun 2020)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (engels-city.ru, 27 Jan 2020; Athlete, 27 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 27 May 2019)