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Tamara Sivakova

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Maria
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Languages
Belarusian, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 14 at a school for children with a vision impairment in Shklov, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"I realised that this sport suits me really well. The discipline chose me."

International debut

Year
1989
Competing for
Soviet Union
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Zurich, SUI

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F12 shot put at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Athlete, 31 Mar 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Aliaksandr Litvinenko. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Rise from the ashes like a phoenix." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Belarus. (paradefsport.by, 27 Dec 2019)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after competing at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 19 Feb 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw B3 Final Round 1
Women's Pentathlon B3 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12/13 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F12/13 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F13 Final Round 2
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 1
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 1
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 3
Women's Pentathlon P10-12 Final Round 9999
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F13 Final Round 2
Women's Pentathlon P13 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11/12 Final 2011-01-22 6
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 2011-01-26 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-01 5
Women's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-05 6
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2013-07-27 3
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2015-10-29 4
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2015-10-31 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 2016-09-14 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2017-07-21 4
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2017-07-23 6