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SOLOVEVA Anastasiia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthDegtyarsk, RUS
Height1.66 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ulyanovsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 17 in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I chose athletics because I liked running from childhood. It was with great pleasure that I took part in children's fun races, and then in city competitions. I immediately got excited about the sport and always wanted to be the first. As my aunt was an athlete herself, she found the first athletics coach for me."
Club / Team
Ulyanovsk Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Alexey Mikhalkin [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Doha, QAT
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, travel, taking walks. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold and setting a national record in 400m at the 2020 Cup of Russia in Cheboksary, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her aunt Olga Mineyeva. (Athlete, 04 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian high jumper Mariya Lasitskene. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What does not kill us, makes us stronger." (ngzt.ru, 30 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She received the 2019 Overcoming Award for Best Female Para Athlete of the Year in the Ulyanovsk region of the Russian Federation. (73online.ru, 24 Dec 2019)

She holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Famous relatives
Her aunt Olga Mineyeva won gold in the 4x400m relay and silver in 800m at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Impairment
She was born without a left forearm. (obltv.ru, 14 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 400m T47 1:03.41
Heats 2015 200m T47  DNS
4 2019 400m T47 59.23
7 2019 200m T47 26.08
3 2019 Universal Relay 47.96