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PRYVALYKHINA Margaryta
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age37
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Son Vladislav
Other names
Margaryta Shiyanova
Residence
Dnipropetrovsk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She got into sport as an able-bodied fencer, and later was invited into the able-bodied volleyball team Orbita in Zaporozhye, Ukraine. After two serious injuries, she took up sitting volleyball.
Name of coach
Yaroslav Maloyvan, UKR; Viktor Tymoshenko, UKR
General Interest
Nicknames
Margo, Rita (invasport.org.ua, 15 Jul 2013)
Hobbies
Reading, cooking. (invasport.org.ua, 15 Jul 2013)
Awards and honours
She was Ukraine's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2016)

For her success at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, where she captained the team to a bronze medal, she received the Order of Princess Olga, third degree, from the Ukrainian president. (dv-gazeta.info, 18 Sep 2012; bbc.co.uk, 31 Aug 2012)
Impairment
She suffered injuries during her career in able-bodied volleyball. (invasport.org.ua, 15 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 Team  
4 2016 Team