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Svetlana Pakhomova

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Curling club  Moscow Oblast
Third  Konstantin Kurokhtin
Lead  Alexander Shevchenko
Skip  Andrey Smirnov
Second  Svetlana Pakhomova
Alternate  Marat Romanov
Born  June 20, 1965 (age 51) Dolgoprudny, RSFSR, Soviet Union (1965-06-20)

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.

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Biography

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

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

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

Personal life

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

Awards

  • 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
  • Merited Master of Sports of Russia (2013)
  • References

    Svetlana Pakhomova Wikipedia


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