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SLESARENKO Oxana
Sport Wheelchair Curling
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age48
Place of BirthSverdlovsk, URS
Height1.74 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Ekaterina
Residence
Yekaterinburg, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics - Ural State University of Economics: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up wheelchair curling in 2003 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
Why this sport?
She liked the strategic aspect of the sport.
Club / Team
Rodnik: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Shamov [club], RUS, from 2004; Anton Batugin [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Alternate
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championship
Location
Sursee
General Interest
Hobbies
Needlework. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the 2012 World Championships in Chuncheon, Korea, and becoming an Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014; w-curling.ru, 01 May 2013)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (worldcurling.org, 08 Mar 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Together we can do everything. Go Russia." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named Athlete of the Month in February 2012 by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC]. (worldcurling.org, 08 Mar 2012)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Impairment
She injured her spinal cord in a car accident in 1986. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Other information
FAMILY SUPPORT
She credits her family for helping her become successful in wheelchair curling. "My mother put her heart and soul into me, and my daughter has supported me during my entire sport career." (worldcurling.org, 08 Mar 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
9 2003/2004 Team  
15 2004/2005 Team  
8 2006/2007 Team  
10 2007/2008 Team  
4 2010/2011 Team  
1 2011/2012 Team  
5 2012/2013 Team  
1 2014/2015 Team