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SHAKH Elena
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthChelyabinsk, RUS
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chelyabinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, French, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Ural State University of Physical Education: Chelyabinsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 16 in Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"The coach found me himself and saw the potential in me."
Club / Team
Chelyabinsk Athletics Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.2: Russia
Name of coach
Oleg Samoylenko [personal], RUS; Nikolay Slobtsov [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Trampolining. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Becoming Russian champion on multiple occasions. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Oleg Samoylenko. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para athlete Sofia Oksem. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.