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PAUTOVA Elena
Sport Athletics, Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age34
Place of BirthAdler, URS
Height1.55 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ufa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education : Ufa, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 15 while attending a boarding school for children with a vision impairment in Armavir, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Bashkortostan Centre of Sports Preparation: Ufa, RUS
Name of coach
Pyotr Buylov, RUS, from 2001
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Lena (m-sport.ru, 01 Nov 2012)
Hobbies
Reading books on psychology, making glass bead images, listening to music. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T12 1500m at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2012. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian middle distance runners Tatyana Tomashova and Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)

In recognition of her achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012, she received the Order of Friendship, the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] and the Order of Honour, respectively, in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012, 30 Sep 2009, 10 Aug 2006)
Ambitions
To win gold in marathon at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2004 800m T12 2:16.86 
1 2004 1500m T12 4:36.29 
3 2008 800m T12-13 2:15.70
3 2008 1500m T13 4:32.91
1 2012 1500m T12 4:37.65
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 800m T12 2:19.29
1 2006 1500m T12 4:39.13
1 2011 1500m T12 4:39.58
1 2013 1500m T12 4:43.77
2 2015 1500m T13 4:41.50
2 2015 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 50.88
3 2019 1500m T13 4:45.85
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 1500m T12 4:39.87
1 2016 1500m T13 4:41.14
Marathon World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Marathon T11/12 2:58:23