Evgenia Trushnikova

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Evgenia Trushnikova
Evgeniya Trushnikova - 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Russian
Born (1985-02-23) 23 February 1985 (age 31)
Saratov, Russia
Sport
Country  Russia
Sport Paralympic athletics
Disability class T37
Event(s) Sprint
Club Saratov Regional Sports Centre
Coached by Marina Trushnikova

Evgenia Trushnikova (born 23 February 1985) is a Paralympian athlete from Russia competing mainly in category T37 sprint events.[1]

Sporting career[edit]

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.[2] At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, Trushnikova was back on the podium, taking bronze in her new specialized distance, the 400 metre race.[2]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trushnikova, Evgeniya". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Trushnikova, Evgenia". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 26 August 2016.