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LUKYANENKA Yauheni
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Belarus   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthVerkhnyadzvinsk, URS
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Anastasia, son Bogdan, daughters Angelina and Victoria
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Languages
Belarusian, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at school in Belarus, and took up Para skiing in 2009.
Why this sport?
"Skiing teaches you how to overcome your impairment and to realise yourself in everyday life."
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Mikhail Lebedzev, BLR
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Belarus
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Germany
General Interest
Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Other sports
He competed in biathlon and cross-country skiing at the 2014 and 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, and in Para canoe sprint at the 2014 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 Mar 2018; Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2019 World Championships in Prince George, BC, Canada. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2018)
Impairment
An accident in 2004 resulted in his impairment. (verkhnedvinsk.vitebsk-region.gov.by, 21 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
11 2014 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 23:47.5
  2014 15km Individual - Sitting  DNF
7 2018 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 25:02.2
8 2018 12.5km Middle - Sitting 51:45.0
8 2018 15km Individual - Sitting 52:21.8
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
15 2010 15km - Sitting 44:22.0
17 2010 10km - Sitting 29:43.6
17 2010 1km Sprint - Sitting  
8 2014 15km - Sitting 44:19.1
Semifinal 2014 1km Sprint - Sitting 2:35.5
5 2014 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 26:04.2
12 2014 10km - Sitting 33:34.8
13 2018 15km - Sitting 45:13.9
Semifinal 2018 Sprint - Sitting 3:48.3
12 2018 7.5km - Sitting 24:42.7
5 2018 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 25:51.2
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
16 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 25:08.4
20 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Sitting 44:41.7
10 2016/2017 12.5km Middle - Sitting 45:00.7
8 2016/2017 15km Individual - Sitting 56:48.3
11 2016/2017 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 24:37.4
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
16 2010/2011 10km - Sitting 27:05.7
6 2010/2011 15km - Sitting 37:21.1
11 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Sitting  
6 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Sitting  
7 2012/2013 15km - Sitting 43:51.4
5 2012/2013 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 30:43.2
19 2012/2013 10km - Sitting 27:27.4
7 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Sitting  
9 2016/2017 15km - Sitting 43:48.9
7 2016/2017 10km - Sitting 20:26.9