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Sofiia Polikarpova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven in St Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Name of coach
Kirill Pavlyukevich [personal], RUS
Training Regime
She trains twice a day, five to six days per week.

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Russia
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2019 World Series in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Igor Tveryakov. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 18 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2020)