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BURKOVA Nadezhda
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age22
Place of BirthLysva, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F12, T12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Perm, RUS
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Perm State University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 10 in Perm, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I have been involved in a lot of sports, but it was athletics that struck my heart. There is a lot of everything in one sport. You can't find this anywhere else."
Club / Team
Perm Regional Centre of Sports Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Andrey Galiev [personal], RUS
General Interest
Nicknames
Nadya (VK profile, 04 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Playing the guitar. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in shot put at the 2019 national championships in Cheboksary, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2020; paralymp.ru, 18 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Andrey Galiev. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2020)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballers Neymar and Philippe Coutinho, Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, Russian race walker Vladimir Nikitin. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Forget who you are now and become who you want to be." (Instagram profile, 05 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 16 Jun 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2021 Shot Put F12 13.08
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2021 Shot Put F12 13.06