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KLIMENCHENKO Marina
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Russia   
GenderWomen
Age52
Place of BirthKhabarovsk, URS
Height1.62 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Khabarovsk, RUS
Occupation
Doctor
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Medicine - State Medical Institute: Khabarovsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 2008 with coach Tatiana Zarechina in Khabarovsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
In 2008 she hurt her spine and had to undergo an operation. She couldn't imagine her life without sport and decided to try shooting.
Club / Team
Centre of Sports Preparation: Khabarovsk, RUS
Name of coach
Tatiana Zarechina, RUS, from 2008
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Location
Germany
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Most important is overcoming yourself." (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (dd6-khb.ucoz.ru, 19 Jan 2014)

For her sports achievements, she was awarded an Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] by the President of Russia. (hkm.ru, 21 Oct 2013)

She was awarded with the Best Shooter honour at the IPC Shooting World Cup in Szczecin in March 2011. (sportprimorye.ru, 30 Mar 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 469.6
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 477.9
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2013 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 70.9