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SHESTOPAL Nataliia
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age40
Place of BirthPoltava, URS
Height1.60 m
Weight 46 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S6, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Poltava, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age 10 in Poltava, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
She always liked being in the water and swimming.
Club / Team
Poltava Regional Centre of Physical Culture and Sport [Invasport] : Ukraine
Name of coach
Maryna Gornostayeva, UKR
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, travelling. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SM5 200m medley at the 2013 World Championships in Montreal, Canada, and bronze in the same event at the 2014 European Championships in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Maryna Gornostayeva. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 04 Mar 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2016 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:22.22
Heats 2016 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:02.24
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2013 400m Freestyle S6 6:47.21
Heats 2013 50m Freestyle S6 44.21
3 2013 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:58.23
Heats 2015 400m Freestyle S6 6:54.56
6 2015 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:03.68
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 400m Freestyle S6 6:41.76
3 2014 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:53.05
8 2016 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:07.38
9 2016 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:24.70