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PETRUSSEVA Yuliya
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Age44
Place of BirthPavlodar, URS
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Andrey Petrussev, daughter Svetlana
Residence
Pavlodar, KAZ
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Innovative University of Eurasia: Pavlodar, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015 in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"In 2014 I was doing cross-country skiing and came to a gym where I saw guys doing [powerlifting]. In 2015 I took part in the Kazakhstan championships in powerlifting and won first place."
Club / Team
Pavlodar Regional Powerlifting Federation for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Anatoly Bykov, KAZ, from 2015
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Almaty, KAZ
General Interest
Hobbies
Knitting. (Athlete, 16 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth in the 41kg category at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia, and receiving the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 16 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her daughter, and her coach. (Athlete, 03 Nov 2017)
Hero / Idol
Turkish Para powerlifter Nazmiye Muratli. (Athlete, 03 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 16 Feb 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 16 Feb 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2019 41kg 63.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 41kg 61