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Tetyana Shyrokolava

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Family
Husband Vladimir Petrov, daughter Sofia [2013]
Residence
Zaporozhye, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching, Law - Zaporozhye National University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2001 in Zaporozhye, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
While she was taking a physical education examination in university, her teacher gave her a powerlifting club's address. She visited the club and liked it.
Club / Team
Invasport: Zaporozhye, UKR
Name of coach
Maksym Nerubalshchuk, UKR; Oleksandr Alfyorov, UKR

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Quarteira, POR

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with her daughter. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 61kg category at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico, and claiming gold in the 61kg category at the 2018 European Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Alim Bosyi. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020; Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Other sports
She is a former Ukrainian champion in shot put. (reporter-ua.com, 20 Mar 2015)
Famous relatives
Her husband Vladimir Petrov competed in judo before sustaining a spinal cord injury. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -52 kg Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -56 kg Final Round 4
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 56.00kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -52 kg Final Round 2012-09-01 9999
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 61.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -61 kg Final Round 2016-09-11 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 61.00kg Final 2017-12-05 3