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VORONCHIKHINA Varvara
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC RPC   
GenderWomen
Age19
Place of BirthBaykalsk, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Baykalsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age four. She switched to alpine skiing at age six in Baykalsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her hometown of Baykalsk is close to the Gora Sobolinaya alpine skiing resort.
Club / Team
Youth of Moscow [RUS] / Record Irkutsk [RUS]:
Name of coach
Alexander Nazarov [personal, national], RUS, from 2018; Yury Peshkov [personal], RUS, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Varya (VK profile, 15 Oct 2021)
Hobbies
Skating, playing golf. (Athlete, 21 Jan 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the overall women's standing classification of the 2020/21 World Cup season. (Athlete, 21 Jan 2022; IPC, 30 Jun 2021)
Hero / Idol
US alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2020 she received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Apr 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 21 Jan 2022)
Impairment
She was born without part of her left hand. (vsp.ru, 28 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2021/2022 Downhill - Standing 1:17.38
1 2021/2022 Super-G - Standing 1:11.23
1 2021/2022 Super Combined - Standing 1:58.72
2 2021/2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.25
2 2021/2022 Slalom - Standing 1:31.74
2 2021/2022 Parallel - all classes  
World Cup (Zagreb)
Rank Year Event Result
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DSQ
2 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:03.90
1 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:15.19
2 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:24.31
3 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:54.06
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2017/2018 Super-G - Standing  DNF
9 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  
3 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  
  2017/2018 Super-G - Standing  DNF
3 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:52.19
3 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:52.08
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF
3 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:00.96
2 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:59.53
2 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:04.57
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF
2 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:06.05
2 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:03.64
2 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:05.92
  2019/2020 Super-G - Standing  DNF
2 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:16.25
1 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.13
1 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 2:20.13
2 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing  
3 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  
1 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 22.01
3 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  
8 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing