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BARANOVA Antonina
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthVoronezh, URS
Height1.72 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Ivan Bykov, one son, one daughter
Residence
Voronezh, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in athletics at age eight in Voronezh, Russian Federation. She has been specialising in the shot put since 2010.
Why this sport?
She has liked athletics since childhood.
Club / Team
Voronezh Regional Sports School of Paralympic Reserve: Russia
Name of coach
Oleg Kostyuchenko, RUS, from 2013
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA
General Interest
Nicknames
Tonya (riavrn.ru, 12 Feb 2013)
Hobbies
Cooking, floristry. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the shot put at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 27 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Lyudmila Narozhnaya. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2020)
Famous relatives
Her younger sister Natalia previously represented the Russian Federation in para-athletics. (riavrn.ru, 12 Feb 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2021 Shot Put F20 13.26
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Shot Put F20 12.95
2 2015 Shot Put F20 13.41
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Shot Put F20 12.69
2 2016 Shot Put F20 13.36
7 2021 Shot Put F20 12.13