Tetyana Tymoshchenko

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12, LW12

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Darya.
Residence
Chernihiv, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
In May 2008.
Why this sport?
Dmitri Nikolaets, one of the coaches in the rehabilitation centre in Yevpatoria, Ukraine, advised her to try biathlon.
Name of coach
Mykola Vorchak, V.P.Storozhok
Coach from which country?
Ukraine

General interest

Impairment
She was severely injured in an accident in 2001. A lorry crashed into the bus she was travelling in and she spent a year recovering in hospital. After nine operations doctors were forced to amputate her legs. (gorod.cn.ua, 23 Feb 2009; paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010)

Results