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RUCHKINA Aleksandra
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthKaliningrad, RUS
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20, T20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kaliningrad, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2010 in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Kaliningrad Regional Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Grigoriev [personal], RUS, from 2014
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha (strana39.ru, 19 Mar 2019)
Hobbies
Reading books, listening to music. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in long jump and triple jump at the 2019 International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport [INAS] Open European Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alexander Grigoriev, her grandmother and her aunt. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2021 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 21 Jun 2021)

In 2018 and 2014 she was named the Best Female Athlete in Adaptive Sports at the Amber Olympus Awards in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. (strana39.ru, 20 Dec 2018; ambersport.ru, 20 Dec 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2021 Long Jump T20 5.49
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2015 Long Jump T20 4.81
2 2019 Long Jump T20 5.62
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2021 Long Jump T20 5.59