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MIKHEEVA Iuliia
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Neutral Paralympic Athletes   
GenderWomen
Age21
Place of BirthKozhevnikovo, RUS
Height1.75 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
LW8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2015 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She met coach Irina Gromova during the 2015 National Para Athletics Championships in Cheboksary, Russian Federation, and was inspired to take up cross-country skiing.
Club / Team
Vorobyovy Gory [RUS] / Rezept Sport [RUS]:
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [personal], RUS, from 2015
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, skiing, biathlon, active recreation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third in the sprint event at the 2017 National Championships in Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Irina Gromova. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Hero / Idol
British distance runner Mo Farah. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Other sports
She competed in Para athletics at the 2015 National Championships in Cheboksary, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
14 2018 6km Sprint - Standing 22:49.0
10 2018 10km Middle - Standing 48:36.5
8 2018 12.5km Individual - Standing 45:28.6
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Standing 5:23.85
16 2018 7.5km Classic Style - Standing 29:46.1