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Veronika Medchainova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S2

Further personal information

Residence
Omsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Psychology - Omsk State Pedagogical University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 19 in Omsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She wanted to learn how to swim.
Club / Team
Omsk Regional Sports Centre of Paralympic and Deaflympic Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Andrey Franchenko, RUS; Tatyana Baksheeva [personal], RUS, from 2013

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, reading, watching movies, wheelchair dance. (Athlete, 26 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in S1-S2 50m freestyle and S1-S2 200m freestyle at the 2020 National Championships in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian figure skater Alexei Yagudin. (Athlete, 26 May 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 10 Apr 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (omgpu.ru, 09 Aug 2021)