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MURATOVA Vera
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age42
Place of BirthSamarkand, URS
Height1.51 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Lakinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in Lakinsk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Trud: Lakinsk, RUS
Name of coach
Dmitry Krasilnikov [personal, national], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, watching movies, playing the guitar. (trc33.ru, 20 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Dmitry Krasilnikov. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian fencer Pavel Kolobkov. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You need to work. If you are lying down, sit up. If you are sitting, get up." (trc33.ru, 20 Sep 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was named among the ten Best Athletes of the Year in the Vladimir region of the Russian Federation. (avo.ru, 02 Feb 2017)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (trc33.ru, 20 Sep 2018)
Impairment
She fell ill with jaundice at a young age, which weakened her immune system and she then contracted polio. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; trc33.ru, 20 Sep 2018)
Other information
RELOCATION
In 2012 she relocated from the Altai region of the Russian Federation to Lakinsk in the Vladimir region of the country. The move enabled her to train with Dmitry Krasilnikov, who has worked as senior coach of the Russian Para powerlifting team. (trc33.ru, 20 Sep 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 67.5kg 111
3 2021 79kg 132.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 73kg 120.0
3 2019 86kg 143.0
2 2021 79kg 136.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 67kg 111
2 2015 79kg 124