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GALAKTIONOVA Evgeniia
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthPyatigorsk, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F32
Further Personal Information
Residence
Novocherkassk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 16 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as a means of rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Paralympic Adaptive Sports School No.27: Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Name of coach
Denis Babak [personal]; Lyudmila Babak [personal]
General Interest
Nicknames
Galaktika (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Singing. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F32 shot put at the 2021 European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her coach Denis Babak. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Russian shot putter Aleksandr Lesnoy. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius!" (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2020 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 23 Oct 2020)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2021 Shot Put F32 6.80
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 Shot Put F32 6.67
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2021 Shot Put F32 6.95