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Viktoriya Pronkina

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age nine in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
While being by the Tobol river, she watched children swim and dreamed of learning how to swim. At the same time, she was afraid of water, so her mother enrolled her in swimming lessons.
Club / Team
Kustanai Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Tatyana Borisenko [personal], KAZ

General interest

Nicknames
Vika (VK profile, 28 Feb 2019)
Hobbies
Filming videos, dancing. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani triathlete Maksim Leshchina. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"For winning, you need courage." (ng.kz, 04 Apr 2017)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games, and to become a swimming coach in the future. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)