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MATLO Yaryna
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age29
Place of BirthNovyi Rozdil, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Danylo Chufarov
Residence
Mariupol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Medicine - International University of Economics and Humanities: Rivne, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 1997 in Rivne, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"When I was in first grade [at school], a swimming coach came to us and offered to visit the pool. My parents did not forbid, but did not force, and they accepted my decision and helped in everything."
Club / Team
Invasport: Donetsk, UKR
Name of coach
Viktor Vangelyev [personal], UKR
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Brno, CZE
General Interest
Hobbies
Collecting decorative candles. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB12 100m breaststroke at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I have no motivation as such, but there is a sense of responsibility. If I start, then I have to bring it to the end, despite fatigue and injury." (pravda.com.ua, 27 Oct 2016)
Awards and honours
She was presented with Orders of Princess Olga by the president of Ukraine in recognition of her achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016, 17 Sep 2012, 07 Nov 2008)

In 2016 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; swim.dn.ua, 01 Oct 2019)
Famous relatives
Her husband Danylo Chufarov has represented Ukraine in Para swimming, winning two silver medals and three bronze medals at the Paralympic Games between 2008 and 2016. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Aug 2019; president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:19.53
8 2008 100m Butterfly S12 1:17.28
9 2008 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:51.95
8 2012 100m Butterfly S12 1:17.49
7 2012 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:41.91
5 2012 100m Backstroke S12 1:13.74
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S12 30.68
3 2012 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:20.21
2 2016 100m Backstroke S12 1:11.97
7 2016 50m Freestyle S12 30.65 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2006 100m Freestyle S13 1:13.19
8 2006 100m Backstroke S13 1:25.24
6 2006 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:29.22
5 2010 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:43.39
2 2010 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:20.07
6 2010 100m Butterfly S12 1:16.69
4 2010 100m Backstroke S12 1:14.48
Heats 2013 100m Freestyle S12 1:08.93
6 2013 100m Butterfly S12 1:15.28
6 2013 50m Freestyle S12 30.41
3 2013 100m Backstroke S12 1:14.57
4 2015 100m Backstroke S12 1:14.69
7 2015 50m Freestyle S12 30.93
Heats 2019 100m Backstroke S13 1:24.98
1 2019 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 100m Backstroke S12 1:16.79
6 2014 50m Freestyle S12 30.59
6 2016 50m Freestyle S12 30.77
3 2016 100m Backstroke S12 1:13.55
5 2018 100m Backstroke S13 1:16.58