Trushnikova at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships
23 February 1985 |
|Club||Saratov Regional Sports Centre|
|Coached by||Marina Trushnikova|
Trushnikova competed in the 100m, 200m and 400m in Athens at the 2004 Summer Paralympics winning gold in the 200m. In 2008 she competed in the 100m and 200m without any medal success. At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, Trushnikova was back on the podium, taking bronze in her new specialized distance, the 400 metre race.
Outside of the Paralympics, Trushnikova has found success at both the World and European Athletic Championships. In 2014 she won the 400m title at the European Championships in Swansea and the following year she won the 400 m World title at Doha.
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