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KISELEVA Olga
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age56
Place of BirthSovkhoz Imeni Kalinina, URS
Height1.55 m
Weight 83 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dzerzhinsk, RUS
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
German, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 1999 in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She switched from athletics to powerlifting.
Club / Team
Muscle Sport [RUS] / Vera [RUS]:
Name of coach
Sergey Shein, RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Russia
Location
Budapest
General Interest
Hobbies
Going to the theatre, singing, painting. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2015)

She took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. Her leg of the relay was in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation. (vgoroden.ru, 04 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She lost her leg in an accident at age 12. (reporter-dz.ru, 24 Aug 2009)
Other information
CAREER BREAK
In 2016, she took a break from her athletic career due to the state of her health. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2016)

OCCUPATION
Apart from being a coach in her sport, she works for an association that assists people with impairments in their daily lives. She also has her own theatre studio where she organises theatre-related activities for people living with impairments. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 75kg 100.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2010 75kg 100.0
3 2014 86kg 123.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 +86kg 118