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Sofia Oksem

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F12, T12

Further personal information

Family
Husband Nikolay
Other names
Sofia Romashevskaya
Residence
Barnaul, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Altai State Pedagogical University: Barnaul, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2007 in Biysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I was offered a place by a coach but didn't even think about it as I was doing music at the time. But the coach offered me a try-out in athletics. Where I studied there were only two options, athletics and skiing. As I have not really liked skiing since elementary school, I chose athletics."
Club / Team
Altai Centre of Sports Preparation: Barnaul, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Matyushin [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
Location
Antalya, TUR

General interest

Nicknames
Sonya (VK profile, 05 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Needlework, reading. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the F12 shot put and F11/12 discus throw at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)
Injuries
She injured a shoulder in September 2013. She made her comeback in January 2014. (biwork.ru, 04 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 18 Dec 2020)

She carried the Paralympic torch in Biysk, Russian Federation, as part of the torch relay ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (altapress.ru, 06 Feb 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F12/13 Final 2011-01-24 9
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11/12 Final 1 2013-07-20 1
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2013-07-27 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2015-10-29 1
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2015-10-31 2