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BATALOVA Rima
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age58
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Minislam and daughter Olesya
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Ural State University, Academy of Physical Culture : Yekaterinburg, RUS
General Interest
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"Believe in yourself and do everything to become what you wish to be." (inva-pro.com, 11 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I do not regret for a minute that I have devoted over 30 years of my life to sports." (inva-pro.com, 11 Apr 2013)
Awards and honours
She was decorated with the Order For Personal Courage in 1992, the Order of Distinction in 1996, the Order of the Republic of Bashkortostan for Service to the Republic of Bashkortostan in 2000, and the Order For Service to the Fatherland [4th Grade] in 2002. (eng.bashkortostan450.ru, 02 Dec 2007)

She has received the Honorary Badge for Outstanding Athlete of the Republic of Bashkortostan in 1994, the Fair Play Prize of Russia's Olympic Committee in 1995 and is an Honorary Citizen of Ufa. (eng.bashkortostan450.ru, 02 Dec 2007)
Impairment
In childhood, due to an error by her doctors, she lost her vision. (inva-pro.com, 11 Apr 2013)
Other information
SERVICE TO SPORT
Since 2000 she has served as vice president of the Russian Paralympic Committee. She also serves on the organizing committee for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. In 2012 she created the public fund 'Youth of the Nation' in the Bashkortostan republic of Russia. She is a deputy of the State Duma. (inva-pro.com, 11 Apr 2013)


Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 1988 100m B2 13.6
1 1988 400m B2 59.79
1 1988 800m B2 2:18.05
2 1992 100m B2 13.69
1 1992 1500m B2 4:47.86
1 1992 200m B2 26.96
1 1992 400m B2 1:00.09
1 1992 800m B2 2:17.43
1 1996 400m T11 59.39 
1 1996 1500m T10-11 4:51.17 
1 1996 3000m T10-11 10:35.67 
1 1996 800m T10-11 2:15.65 
1 2000 1500m T12 4:49.64
1 2000 5000m T12 17:52.42
1 2000 800m T12 2:19.32
2 2004 800m T12 2:16.56 
3 2004 1500m T12 4:42.61 
4 2008 800m T12-13 2:20.94
4 2008 1500m T13 4:44.21
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 1994 1500m T11 4:37.02
1 1994 400m T11 58.03
1 1994 200m T11 26.84
1 1994 3000m T11 10:04.33
3 1994 4 x 100m Relay T10-12 50.50
1 2002 800m T12 2:19.79
1 2002 1500m T12 4:41.87
  2006 400m T12  DNF
4 2006 800m T12 2:22.18
2 2006 1500m T12 4:41.48
3 2011 1500m T12 4:54.26