Liudmyla Liashenko

Liudmyla Liashenko (born 17 May 1993) is a Ukrainian cross-country skier and biathlete. She has competed at the Paralympics in 2014, 2018 and 2022.[1]

Liudmyla Liashenko
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Personal information
Nickname(s)Liuda
NationalityUkrainian
Born (1993-05-17) May 17, 1993 (age 29)
Sport
Country Ukraine
SportParalympic Nordic skiing (Paralympic cross-country skiing and Paralympic biathlon)
Disability classLW6/8

CareerEdit

Liudmyla Liashenko claimed her first Paralympic medal, bronze, in the women's 6km standing biathlon event, which was ultimately the first medal received by Ukraine at the 2018 Winter Paralympics.[2][3][4]

She won the bronze medal in the women's 10 km standing cross-country skiing event at the 2021 World Para Snow Sports Championships held in Lillehammer, Norway.[5][6] She also won the gold medal in the women's long-distance standing cross-country skiing event.[7][8] In biathlon, she won the silver medal in the women's 6 km standing event.[9][10] She also won the gold medal in the women's 10 km standing biathlon event.[11][12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biathlon | Athlete Profile: Liudmyla LIASHENKO – Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games". www.pyeongchang2018.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Paralympics 2018: Liudmyla Liashenko wins the first medal for Ukraine". Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Biathlon | Event Schedule Women's 6km, Standing – Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games". www.pyeongchang2018.com. Archived from the original on 10 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Ukraine wins five medals on day 1 of Winter Paralympics 2018 in PyeongChang". Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Royals crown six new champions as hosts strike cross-country gold on first day". Paralympic.org. 13 January 2022. Retrieved 14 January 2022.
  6. ^ Houston, Michael (13 January 2022). "Golubkov and Gretsch among first winners at World Para Snow Sports Championships". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 15 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ Houston, Michael (18 January 2022). "Masters wins first gold of World Para Snow Sports Championships". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 18 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "USA's Oksana Masters claims 10th world title days after recovering from COVID". Paralympic.org. 18 January 2022. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  9. ^ Houston, Michael (15 January 2022). "Russians take biathlon golds at World Para Snow Sports Championships". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 15 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "Clean podium sweeps for RPC and Ukraine on Para biathlon's opening day". Paralympic.org. 15 January 2022. Retrieved 15 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Belarus' Yury Holub reigns supreme for second gold medal despite icy slip". Paralympic.org. 16 January 2022. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  12. ^ Houston, Michael (16 January 2022). "Russian trio win again in biathlon at the World Para Snow Sports Championships". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 16 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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