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NEZHURA Yuliya
Sport Para athletics
NPC Belarus   
GenderWomen
Age43
Place of BirthMinsk, URS
Height1.75 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F54
Further Personal Information
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2015.
Why this sport?
She travelled around the country to watch different sports for athletes with impairments, and met a coach who suggested she should try Para athletics.
Name of coach
Sergey Gribanov [personal], BLR
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Belarus
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (sportfpb.by, 22 Dec 2017)
Impairment
In 1991 she was involved in a motorcycle accident, which resulted in a spinal cord injury. (wmeste.by, 01 Aug 2016; Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2017 Javelin Throw F54 12.32
4 2017 Shot Put F54 5.63
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Shot Put F53/54 5.49
2 2016 Javelin Throw F54 10.65
1 2018 Javelin Throw F54 11.98
1 2018 Shot Put F54 6.10