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PRYVALYKHINA Margaryta
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age36
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband Viktor, son Vladislav
Other names
Margaryta Shiyanova
Residence
Dnipropetrovsk, UKR
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. After two serious injuries, she took up sitting volleyball.
Name of coach
Viktor Timoshenko [national], 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 holds the national sports title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (invasport.org.ua, 15 Jul 2013)

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)
Famous relatives
Her husband Viktor holds the national sports title of Master of Sport of National Class in Ukraine in Greco-Roman wrestling. (invasport.org.ua, 15 Jul 2013)
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