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SOTSKA Iryna
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age40
Place of BirthSloviansk, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S2, SB2, SM2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sloviansk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2003 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Name of coach
Andriy Kaznacheyev, UKR, from 2003
General Interest
Nicknames
Ira (VK profile, 26 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2016)

She was decorated with the Orders of Princess Olga in recognition of her achievements at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. (swim.dn.ua, 19 Aug 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2008 50m Backstroke S2 1:15.53
8 2012 100m Freestyle S3 2:35.66
3 2012 50m Backstroke S2 1:05.16
3 2016 100m Backstroke S2 2:21.98
3 2016 50m Backstroke S2 1:17.22
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 50m Freestyle S1 1:46.99
2 2006 100m Freestyle S1 3:28.81
2 2006 50m Backstroke S1 1:42.13
1 2006 50m Breaststroke SB1 2:22.24
  2006 150m Individual Medley SM1  DSQ
2 2010 50m Freestyle S2 1:12.37
2 2010 200m Freestyle S2 5:11.65
3 2010 50m Backstroke S2 1:18.48
6 2010 50m Breaststroke SB2 2:03.29
3 2010 100m Freestyle S2 2:35.06
6 2010 150m Individual Medley SM3 5:47.38
5 2013 50m Breaststroke SB2 1:40.66
2 2013 50m Backstroke S2 1:09.88
2 2013 100m Freestyle S2 2:20.19
1 2015 100m Backstroke S2 2:17.13
2 2015 50m Backstroke S2 1:13.36
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2014 100m Freestyle S4 2:30.07
2 2014 100m Backstroke S2 2:21.11
3 2014 50m Backstroke S2 1:07.78
5 2014 50m Breaststroke SB2 1:45.57
2 2016 100m Backstroke S2 2:16.63
4 2016 50m Freestyle S2 1:11.42
4 2016 50m Backstroke S2 1:10.02