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ZVYAGINTSEVA Natalya
Sport Para swimming
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthKaraganda, URS
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Karaganda, KAZ
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para swimming in 2009 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
Club / Team
Karaganda Regional School of Para Sports: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Natalya Manokhina [personal], KAZ, from 2013
General Interest
Hobbies
Knitting. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in S5 50m backstroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Natalya Manokhina. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You should only look forward to the future, without paying attention to your impairment." (ekaraganda.kz, 18 Feb 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she was named as one of the two Best Athletes of the Year in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan, in the Strength of Will nomination. (ekaraganda.kz, 26 Dec 2015)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (kazsports.kz, 20 Dec 2017)
Impairment
She was born with hypertension syndrome. Following brain surgery she was left unable to walk. (ekaraganda.kz, 18 Feb 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 100m Backstroke S6 1:34.59
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2015 100m Backstroke S6 1:35.24
6 2017 100m Freestyle S5 1:29.88
1 2017 50m Backstroke S5 44.68
5 2017 50m Freestyle S5 42.33
5 2017 200m Freestyle S5 3:08.93
Heats 2019 400m Freestyle S6 6:22.19
7 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:01.53
8 2019 100m Backstroke S6 1:32.82
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S6 39.45
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 100m Backstroke S6 1:36.04
10 2016 100m Freestyle S6 1:34.85
9 2016 400m Freestyle S6 6:56.42
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 100m Breaststroke SB5  DSQ
8 2014 400m Freestyle S8 7:28.36
9 2014 100m Freestyle S8 1:41.58
4 2014 50m Freestyle S6 45.88
8 2014 100m Backstroke S8 1:56.72
4 2014 50m Butterfly S6 1:06.16
14 2018 200m Individual Medley SM9 4:21.93
5 2018 100m Freestyle S6 1:27.72
8 2018 50m Butterfly S7 1:14.22
5 2018 50m Freestyle S6 39.85
5 2018 100m Backstroke S8 1:32.47
6 2018 400m Freestyle S7 6:27.32