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Olga Kiseleva

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Dzerzhinsk, RUS
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
German, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 1999 in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She switched from athletics to powerlifting.
Club / Team
Muscle Sport [RUS] / Vera [RUS]:
Name of coach
Sergey Shein, RUS

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
Russia
Location
Budapest

General interest

Hobbies
Going to the theatre, singing, painting. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)

She took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. Her leg of the relay was in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation. (vgoroden.ru, 04 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She lost her leg in an accident at age 12. (reporter-dz.ru, 24 Aug 2009)
Other information
CAREER BREAK
In 2016, she took a break from her athletic career due to the state of her health. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2016)

OCCUPATION
Apart from being a coach in her sport, she works for an association that assists people with impairments in their daily lives. She also has her own theatre studio where she organises theatre-related activities for people living with impairments. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -75 kg Final Round 5
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 75.00kg Final 2010-07-29 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 86.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-10 3