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YUDINA Ilona
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age34
Height1.74 m
Weight 87 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dnipropetrovsk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2001.
Why this sport?
"A coach invited me to play, and I liked it."
Name of coach
Yaroslav Maloyvan, UKR; Viktor Timoshenko, UKR
General Interest
Hobbies
Knitting. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian sitting volleyball player Anzhelika Churkina. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her success at the 2012 Paralympic Games, where she was part of the Ukrainian sitting volleyball team that won the bronze medal, she received the Order of Princess Olga, third degree, from the Ukrainian president. (dv-gazeta.info, 18 Sep 2012)

She was named in the All-Star team as Best All-Round Player at the 2007 European Championships in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary. (talbronstein.net, 09 Sep 2007)

She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 Team  
4 2016 Team