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Tatiana Skvortcova

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SC2

Further personal information

Residence
Tyumen, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics - Tyumen Industrial Institute: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para dance sport in 2002 at age 43 in Tyumen, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
As a child, before her injury, she trained in dance. She learned about Para dance sport from a group of female basketball players from Tyumen [Russian Federation]. She watched a video of the sport, but was not initially interested. "Then I understood it, and it moved me, so I tried it and stayed with it."
Club / Team
Tyumen Regional Federation of Persons with an Impairment [ROO FISTO]: Russia
Name of coach
Konstantin Vasilyev, RUS
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
2010

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Minsk, BLR

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A person who dances in a wheelchair must be prepared to overcome their abilities. It seems that you are on the limit, but in fact you still have reserves." (asi.org.ru, 20 May 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 28 Dec 2018)

She participated in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi torch relay. (vsluh.ru, 13 May 2013)
Impairment
A fall in 1983 resulted in spinal cord injuries. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships Minsk 2008 (Minsk, Belarus)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin 2 Final Ranking 9
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Standard Class 2 Final 2013-12-07 4
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Combi Standard Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 3