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Yaryna Matlo

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Family
Husband Danylo Chufarov
Residence
Mariupol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Medicine - International University of Economics and Humanities: Rivne, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 1997 in Rivne, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"When I was in first grade [at school], a swimming coach came to us and offered to visit the pool. My parents did not forbid, but did not force, and they accepted my decision and helped in everything."
Club / Team
Invasport: Donetsk, UKR
Name of coach
Viktor Vangelyev [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Brno, CZE

General interest

Hobbies
Collecting decorative candles. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB12 100m breaststroke at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I have no motivation as such, but there is a sense of responsibility. If I start, then I have to bring it to the end, despite fatigue and injury." (pravda.com.ua, 27 Oct 2016)
Awards and honours
She was presented with Orders of Princess Olga by the president of Ukraine in recognition of her achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016, 17 Sep 2012, 07 Nov 2008)

In 2016 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; swim.dn.ua, 01 Oct 2019)
Famous relatives
Her husband Danylo Chufarov has represented Ukraine in Para swimming, winning two silver medals and three bronze medals at the Paralympic Games between 2008 and 2016. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Aug 2019; president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heats 13
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heats 8
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 2012-09-02 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 2012-09-03 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 2012-09-03 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 2012-09-05 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2012-09-07 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2012-09-08 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2012-09-08 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2013-08-12 10
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 2 2013-08-13 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final 1 2013-08-13 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2013-08-15 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-15 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2015-07-15 4
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2015-07-15 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2015-07-18 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2015-07-18 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 2016-09-14 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2016-09-17 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2016-09-17 3