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SHEVCHENKO Anastasiya
Sport Para swimming
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthAnapa, RUS
Height1.67 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Anapa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Kuban State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Krasnodar, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 13 in Anapa, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her parents enrolled her in a swimming club to improve her health after she had already tried athletics and dancing. One of the coaches noticed her talent and she began training with the club's competitive swimmers.
Club / Team
Krasnodar Regional Centre of Paralympic Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Igor Kushpelev [personal], RUS, from 2018
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Russia
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Nicknames
Nastya (anapa-ch.ru, 11 Feb 2018)
Hobbies
Skating, diving, horse riding. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the S11 100m freestyle at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Apr 2021; Athlete, 12 Mar 2021; paralympic.org, 13 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her brother Anatoly Shevchenko. (Athlete, 02 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para judoka Anatoly Shevchenko, who is also her brother. (Athlete, 02 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 12 Nov 2019)
Famous relatives
Her older brother Anatoly Shevchenko competed in Para judo at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2008. He also won four bronze medals at the European championships between 2013 and 2017. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Jun 2019; Athlete, 02 Jun 2019; anapa-ch.ru, 11 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at three editions of the Paralympic Games and to become a Paralympic champion. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2021 400m Freestyle S11 5:33.08
4 2021 100m Backstroke S11 1:20.00
10 2021 50m Freestyle S11 31.85
6 2021 200m Individual Medley SM11 3:00.13
5 2021 100m Freestyle S11 1:10.22
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2019 50m Freestyle S11 32.11
6 2019 100m Backstroke S11 1:25.80
5 2019 100m Freestyle S11 1:11.30