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VORONCHIKHINA Varvara
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age18
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 [national], RUS; 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, 23 Dec 2020)
Hobbies
Skating. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third in giant slalom standing and slalom standing and placing second in downhill standing in the overall classifications of the 2019/20 World Cup season. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2020; IPC, 30 Jun 2020)
Hero / Idol
US alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 29 May 2020; Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born without part of her left hand. (vsp.ru, 28 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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  
1 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 22.01
3 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  
3 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  
8 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing