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PROLOGAIEVA Nataliia
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age37
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Family
Sons Evgeny, Dmitry
Residence
Sevastopol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She competed in the sport prior to her accident, and had earned the Ukrainian title of Master of Sport.
Club / Team
Invasport: Sevastopol, UKR
Name of coach
Irina Mashchenko; Evgeny Mashchenko
General Interest
Nicknames
Natasha, Golden Fish (gulfstream.in.ua, 10 Sep 2012; invak.info, 27 Sep 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She recites the Lord's Prayer in the preparation room before she races. (invak.info, 27 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am a goal-oriented person. Everything that was, I cross out. Everything in the past is experience." (invasport.org.ua, 14 Jul 2012; gulfstream.in.ua, 10 Sep 2012)
Impairment
In 2005 she injured her spine, pelvis and legs in a car accident, and required two years of rehabilitation. (invasport.org.ua, 14 Jul 2012; gulfstream.in.ua, 10 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 50m Freestyle S5 35.88
1 2012 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:13.43
1 2012 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:43.99
2 2012 100m Freestyle S5 1:20.57
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 50m Freestyle S5 36.28
1 2010 50m Backstroke S5 38.68
1 2010 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:59.15
1 2010 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:34.43
5 2010 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:03.40
2 2010 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:14.85
2 2013 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:46.67
1 2013 50m Backstroke S5 41.29
1 2013 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:37.16
1 2013 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:57.35
1 2013 100m Freestyle S5 1:21.02
2 2013 50m Freestyle S5 36.53