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PAKHOMOVA Svetlana
Sport Wheelchair Curling
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age53
Place of BirthDolgoprudny, URS
Height1.65 m
Weight 58 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband Alexander, sons Dmitry and Nikita
Residence
Dolgoprudny, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Information Technology - Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up wheelchair curling in 2008 in Moscow, Russia.
Why this sport?
A fellow athlete invited her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Stolitsa: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Anton Batugin [national]
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
2012
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Second
Handedness
Right
General Interest
Hobbies
Boating, cooking, reading, writing poems, needlework. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014; paralympic.org, 08 Oct 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2012 World Championships in Chuncheon, Korea. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I see the goal." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)
Impairment
She injured her spinal cord in a car accident in 1994. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
4 2010/2011 Team  
1 2011/2012 Team  
5 2012/2013 Team  
1 2014/2015 Team  
1 2015/2016 Team