Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S10, SB9, SM10
Further personal information
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
She trains from six to eight times per week. Her usual training session lasts for one and a half hours.
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)
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)