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FEDZKOVICH Darya
Sport Para cross-country
NPC Belarus   
GenderWomen
Age19
Place of BirthMinsk, BLR
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW4
Further Personal Information
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Belarusian, English, Russian
Higher education
Sports Psychology - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age nine in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"When I was four I saw a biathlon race on television, and also wished to ski."
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Mikhail Lebedzev [personal], BLR, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Belarus
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Ukraine
General Interest
Nicknames
Minidashka (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Hobbies
Playing the bayan, literature, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in the sprint semifinals at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her mother, and her first coach Dmitry Shpodarenko. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Belarusian biathletes Nadezhda Skardino and Darya Domracheva, Belarusian basketballer and fitness coach Tatyana Lovets, Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight until the end. Believe in your dream. All dreams come true." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born with a lack of sensitivity in her right leg. The impairment was aggravated by a fracture that happened to her when she was eight. (minsknews.by, 30 Apr 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Standing 5:48.4
17 2018 7.5km Classic Style - Standing 30:11.0