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Olga Sokolova

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Family
Husband Vladimir, son Vyacheslav
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Moscow State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming training in 1987.
Why this sport?
Her parents involved her in doing sports.
Name of coach
Pavel Nartov
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
1987

General interest

Nicknames
Olya (mk.ru, 14 Feb 2013)
Hobbies
Reading. (bmsi.ru, 22 May 2008)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (fss.org.ru, 20 Dec 2013)
Impairment
She began to lose vision at age three because of retinal degeneration. (vos.org.ru, 2003)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Medley SM11 Heat 2 2
Women's 200 m Medley SM11 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 7
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heats (S11/12) 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 2012-09-02 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 2012-09-02 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 2012-09-03 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2012-09-08 6