Anna Burmistrova

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Anna Burmistrova
Параолимпийская чемпионка Бурмистрова Анна Александровна 2010.jpeg
Anna Burmistrova receiving the Honoured Master of Sport award
Personal information
Full name Anna Alexandrovna Burmistrova
Born (1986-07-15) July 15, 1986 (age 30)
Sport
Sport Biathlon, Cross-country skiing

Anna Alexandrovna Burmistrova (Russian: Анна Александровна Бурмистрова, born July 15, 1986 in Krasnoturyinsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian Paralympic biathlete and cross-country skier. She was born with Erb's palsy which resulted in her left arm being paralyzed.[1]

She was named Honoured Master of Sport for her efforts at the 2010 Paralympic Games.

Achievements[edit]

Anna Burmistrova celebrating winning the gold medal in the Women's 3km Pursuit Standing Biathlon at the 2010 Winter Paralympics.
  • Gold – 2006 Winter Paralympics (skiing, 10 km.)
  • Silver – 2006 Winter Paralympics (skiing, 15 km.)
  • Silver – 2006 Winter Paralympics (skiing, 5 km.)
  • Silver – 2006 Winter Paralympics (biathlon, 7,5 km.)
  • Gold – 2009 Russian Championships (5 km)
  • Gold – 2009 World Cup
  • Gold – 2010 Winter Paralympics ( biathlon, 3 km ind. pursuit)
  • Gold – 2010 Winter Paralympics ( skiing, 15 km FREE.)
  • Silver – 2010 Winter Paralympics (biathlon, 12.5 km.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly Sinoski (March 20, 2010). "Big red machine churns out Paralympic stars". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved April 25, 2010. [dead link]