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PAUTOVA Elena
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthAdler, URS
Height1.55 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Residence
Ufa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education : Ufa, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2001 at age 15 while attending a boarding school for visually impaired children in Armavir, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Ufa School of Supreme Sports Skill: Russia
Name of coach
Pyotr Buylov, RUS, from 2001
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Lena (m-sport.ru, 01 Nov 2012)
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, reading travel books, listening to instrumental music, shopping. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 1500m at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 30 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian middle distance runners Tatyana Tomashova and Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
For her achievements at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games, she received the Order of Friendship, the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] and the Order of Honour, respectively, from the presidents of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Aug 2006; kremlin.ru, 30 Sep 2009; kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 28 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2004 800m T12 2:16.86 
1 2004 1500m T12 4:36.29 
3 2008 800m T12-13 2:15.70
3 2008 1500m T13 4:32.91
1 2012 1500m T12 4:37.65
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 800m T12 2:19.29
1 2006 1500m T12 4:39.13
1 2011 1500m T12 4:39.58
1 2013 1500m T12 4:43.77
2 2015 1500m T13 4:41.50
2 2015 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 50.88
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 1500m T12 4:39.87
1 2016 1500m T13 4:41.14
Marathon World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Marathon T11/12 2:58:23