Volha Zinkevich

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Volha Zinkevich
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  Belarus
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 200m – T12
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Long Jump - F12
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 100m - T12
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 200m - T12
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Long Jump - F12
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Long Jump - F12

Volha Zinkevich (Belarusian: Вольга Зінкевіч; born 8 September 1975) is a Paralympian athlete from Belarus competing mainly in category F12 long jump events.

She competed in the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia under the name Volha Shuliakouskaya. There she competed in the T12 100m, the F12 long jump winning a bronze medal and the T12 200m where she won the gold medal. In 2004 in Athens, Greece she competed in the 400m, won silver medals in both the T12 100m and 200m and won a gold medal in the F12 long jump. Four years later in Beijing, China she was not as successful, failing to win a medal in the T12 100m, 200m or 400m but did manage to win a silver in the F12 long jump.

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