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PAPULOVA Mariya
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age39
Place of BirthChusovoy, URS
Height1.63 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Diana
Residence
Chusovoy, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Metallurgical Engineering - Ural State Technical University: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2007 in Chusovoy, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She learned about the Russian Para alpine skiing team after attending a festival for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
Perm Regional Adaptive Sports School of Paralympic Reserve: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Nazarov [national], RUS; Valery Ovsyannikov [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Snowboarding, roller skating. (Athlete, 30 Dec 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three medals [one silver, two bronze] at the 2015 World Championships in Panorama, BC, Canada. (Athlete, 30 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
Soviet alpine skier Golnur Postnikova, Russian freestyle skier Sergei Shupletsov. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Injuries
In December 2009 she broke her right leg during a European Cup event in Austria. (paralympic.org, 21 Mar 2010; corp.megafon.ru, 01 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named among the three Best Para Athletes in the Prikamye region of Russian Federation. (permnews.ru, 17 Dec 2014)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 29 May 2020; Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)
Impairment
She was born without her right hand. (corp.megafon.ru, 01 Jan 2010)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
She graduated in finance and economics from the National Research Polytechnic University in Perm, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 Downhill - Standing 1:41.37
5 2014 Super-G - Standing 1:31.53
4 2014 Slalom - Standing 2:09.30
  2014 Super Combined - Standing DNF
  2014 Giant Slalom - Standing DNF
5 2018 Downhill - Standing 1:36.12
5 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:37.11
4 2018 Super Combined - Standing 2:37.22
7 2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.76
4 2018 Slalom - Standing 2:01.36
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010/2011 Slalom - Standing 1:51.31
7 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:39.34
8 2012/2013 Super-G - Standing 1:25.96
  2012/2013 Slalom - Standing  DNF
5 2012/2013 Super Combined - Standing 2:03.48
6 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:32.00
3 2014/2015 Downhill - Standing 1:42.12
3 2014/2015 Super-G - Standing 1:33.60
5 2014/2015 Super Combined - Standing 2:14.89
5 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:21.42 
2 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing 2:04.22 
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
9 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:01.76
7 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:03.72
6 2015/2016 Slalom - Standing 1:32.23
8 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing 1:27.00
8 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing 1:27.89
8 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing 1:34.84
6 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing 1:36.69
World Cup
Rank Year Event Result
9 2011/2012 Slalom - Standing  
8 2011/2012 Giant Slalom - Standing  
10 2011/2012 Super-G - Standing  
7 2012/2013 Slalom - Standing  
3 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing  
5 2013/2014 Downhill - Standing  
11 2013/2014 Slalom - Standing  
9 2013/2014 Giant Slalom - Standing  
2 2013/2014 Super-G - Standing  
5 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing  
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing  
5 2014/2015 Super-G - Standing  
9 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing  
5 2015/2016 Slalom - Standing  
6 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing  
8 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing  
4 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:13.94
4 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:13.43
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
3 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:02.34
3 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:11.93
4 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 2:11.20
4 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:30.33
4 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:37.92
10 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:01.16
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNS
6 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing 1:27.94
6 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing 1:27.34
4 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing 1:29.95
6 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing  
4 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  
5 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  
4 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing  
5 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing 1:32.22