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DIODOROVA Anastasia
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age28
Place of BirthMoscow, URS
Height1.58 m
Weight 44 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB7, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2003 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her mother took her to a rehabilitation centre with a swimming pool to improve her physical condition.
Club / Team
Youth of Moscow: Russia
Name of coach
Natalia Stepanova, RUS, from 2003
General Interest
Nicknames
Nastya (Athlete, 23 Mar 2015)
Hobbies
Reading books, painting, snowboarding, skateboarding. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol
Her father. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just do it." (Athlete, 23 Mar 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Famous relatives
Her father Alexey Diodorov has been awarded the title of Master of Sport in freestyle wrestling. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Impairment
She lost her arms in a childhood accident. (infocenter2014.ru, 23 Jul 2013)
Other information
NAME CHANGE
Her parents named her Evdokia when she was born, but her mother Lyudmila recalls that she would call herself different names including Vyasey, then Nyasya, and finally Nastya. At age five her parents officially changed her name to Anastasia, for which Nastya is a nickname. (infocenter2014.ru, 23 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2004 100m Backstroke S6 1:37.06
4 2004 50m Butterfly S6 42.62
4 2008 100m Backstroke S6 1:33.96
2 2008 50m Butterfly S6 39.93
8 2008 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:33.24
8 2012 100m Backstroke S6 1:34.48
Heat 2012 400m Freestyle S6 6:49.35
7 2012 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:26.77
Heat 2012 50m Freestyle S6 40.07
7 2012 50m Butterfly S6 40.47 Q
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2006 100m Freestyle S6 1:33.24
8 2006 400m Freestyle S6 7:06.37
5 2006 100m Backstroke S6 1:37.46
3 2006 50m Butterfly S6 41.61
8 2010 400m Freestyle S6 6:34.56
8 2010 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  DNS
5 2010 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:32.71
4 2010 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:26.51
15 2010 100m Freestyle S6 1:45.13
5 2010 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:27.82
2 2010 50m Butterfly S6 39.09
3 2013 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:14.01
6 2013 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:25.17
2 2013 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:24.16
1 2013 100m Backstroke S6 1:28.26
2 2013 50m Butterfly S6 38.51
3 2015 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  
4 2015 50m Butterfly S6 39.07
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S6 42.30
6 2015 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:25.72
3 2015 100m Backstroke S6 1:27.75
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
3 2009 100m Backstroke S8 1:28.73
1 2009 50m Butterfly S6 38.86
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 50m Butterfly S6 39.03
3 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:40.35
3 2014 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:20.49
3 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:09.34
  2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points  DSQ
1 2014 100m Backstroke S6 1:28.76
1 2016 100m Backstroke S6 1:26.67
5 2016 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:30.02
5 2016 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:52.92
12 2016 100m Freestyle S6 1:51.69
5 2016 100m Breaststroke SB7 1:58.99
11 2016 50m Freestyle S6 41.96
4 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:36.99
10 2016 400m Freestyle S6 7:04.62
4 2016 50m Butterfly S6 40.12