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Vasilisa Kopilevich

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age eight in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
A swimming coach invited her to try the sport. She liked it and began training seriously.
Club / Team
Adaptive Sports School: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Elena Shchelochkova, RUS, from 2007; Alexander Shchelochkov, RUS, from 2007
Training Regime
She trains from six to eight times per week. Her usual training session lasts for one and a half hours.

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Funchal, POR

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 24 May 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 11 Apr 2016)
Impairment
She was born healthy but developed a dangerous infection while in hospital soon after birth. Doctors had to amputate her foot in order to save her leg. (turta.ru, 01 Jul 2010)