Svetlana Pakhomova

Svetlana Vasilyevna Pakhomova (Russian: Светла́на Васи́льевна Пахо́мова; born 20 June 1965) is a Russian wheelchair curler playing as second for the Russian wheelchair curling team. She and her team won the silver medal at the 2014 Paralympic Games and gold medals at the 2012, 2015 and 2016 World Championships.

Svetlana Pakhomenko
Born (1965-06-20) June 20, 1965 (age 56)
Team
Curling clubMoscow Oblast
SkipAndrey Smirnov
ThirdKonstantin Kurokhtin
SecondSvetlana Pakhomova
LeadAlexander Shevchenko
AlternateMarat Romanov

BiographyEdit

In 1994, Pakhomova and her whole family were in a car accident, the future curler injured her spine.[1] She won the Junior National Swimming Championships.[2]

Pakhomova started her curling career in September 2007. She was national champion of 2011/2012 as a member of the club "Stolitsa".[3] During the 2012/2013 season she became third at the nationals, now playing for Moscow Oblast.[4]

She is a graduate of the Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

Being married, she has two sons, Dmitry and Nikita, with her husband Aleksandr.[5]

AwardsEdit

  • Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" I class (17 March 2014) – for the huge contribution to the development of physical culture and sports, and for the high athletic performances at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi[6]
  • Merited Master of Sports of Russia (2013)[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Светлана Пахомова: «В кёрлинге на колясках главное — работать головой»
  2. ^ Интервью на сайте sportbox.ru
  3. ^ Чемпионат России по кёрлингу на колясках 2011/2012 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Москвичи завоевали золото на чемпионате России по кёрлингу на колясках 2012/2013
  5. ^ a b "Svetlana Pakhomova". Ipc.infostradasports.com. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  6. ^ Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 17 марта 2014 года № 144 «О награждении государственными наградами Российской Федерации» Archived 2016-02-03 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Приказ Министерства спорта РФ от 22 апреля 2013 г. № 45-нг «О присвоении почетного спортивного звания „Заслуженный мастер спорта России"»" (PDF) (in Russian). Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation. 22 April 2013. p. 3. Retrieved 24 February 2017.

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