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YURCHENKO Khrystyna
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age25
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB9
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age four, and began training seriously at age six in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors recommended swimming as therapy for her condition.
General Interest
Impairment
She was born with a joint condition. (kp.ua, 14 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:17.81
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:18.89
5 2013 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:29.45
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:19.32