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SADOVNIKOVA Irina
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age40
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 32 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She was invited to take part in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, where she learned about Para powerlifting.
Club / Team
V.F. Kraevsky Sports School of Olympic Reserve: St. Petersburg, RUS
Name of coach
Denis Leshchyov [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Cooking, reading, communicating with friends. (fondopora.ru, 17 Oct 2018)
Injuries
In December 2014 she required surgery after fracturing her hip. (fondopora.ru, 17 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 29 Mar 2018)
Impairment
In 2000 she sustained a spinal injury in a car accident. (fondopora.ru, 17 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2019 +86kg 125.0
2 2021 +86kg 136.0