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ZHUKOVA Krestina
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age28
Place of BirthShakhunya, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 12.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed physical education lessons and was doing a number of sports when athletics coach Valentina Sukhanova noticed her potential.
Club / Team
Nizhegorodets: Russia
Name of coach
Evgeny Sukahov, RUS; Valentina Sukhanova, RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing beach volleyball, spending time outdoors. (sportsmenn.ru, 01 Jun 2013)
Other information
SECOND FAMILY
She was raised in a children's home without her biological parents. Her coaches Evgeny Sukahov and Valentina Sukhanova, who are husband and wife, also gave her support in her personal life as she grew up. "She is a hard-working girl with character. She had no parents, but my husband and I tried to become parents for her," Sukhanova said. (pravda.nn.ru, 27 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 Long Jump F20 5.38
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 Long Jump F20 4.80
  2011 Shot Put F20  NoM
2 2013 Long Jump T20 5.30