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POLIKARPOVA Sofiya
Sport Para swimming
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age20
Place of BirthKrasnoyarsk, RUS
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11
Further Personal Information
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven in St Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Name of coach
Kirill Pavlyukevich [personal], RUS
Training Regime
She trains twice a day, five to six days per week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Russia
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Hobbies
Cooking. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2019 World Series in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Igor Tveryakov. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 18 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2021 100m Backstroke S11 1:21.52
11 2021 50m Freestyle S11 32.36
7 2021 100m Breaststroke SB11 1:32.84
7 2021 100m Freestyle S11 1:11.52
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2019 50m Freestyle S11 32.56
8 2019 100m Backstroke S11  DSQ
6 2019 100m Breaststroke SB11 1:33.17
7 2019 100m Freestyle S11 1:12.64
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2021 50m Freestyle S11 32.82
1 2021 100m Freestyle S11 1:11.13
1 2021 100m Backstroke S11 1:22.49