Inna Osypenko-radomska (AZE)

AZAzerbaijan
Date of birth:
20 September 1982
Federation:
AZERBAIJAN ROWING & CANOE FEDERATION
Inna Osypenko-Radomska (AZE)

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Travelling, mountain hiking, cycling. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the K1 500m at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian sprint paddler Knut Holmann. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)
Injuries
She suffered a knee injury after the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Only forward." (Athlete, 06 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named the Best Female Athlete of Ukraine in 2010. (canoe.at.ua, 22 Apr 2011)
Other information
FROM UKRAINE TO AZERBAIJAN
She originally competed in canoe sprint for Ukraine, representing the nation at the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. In 2014 she switched nationality and began competing for Azerbaijan. (fijione.tv, 19 Aug 2015; canoeicf.com, 2015; sports-reference.com, 2012)

International Debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
Olympic Games
Location
Sydney, NSW, AUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 1989 in the Kherson region of Ukraine.
Why this sport?
The village where she was born and brought up is located near water, so she has been paddling since childhood.
Name of coach
Dmitry Radomsky [husband], AZE, from 2008

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
20 September 1982
Height
166 cm
Weight
66 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband Dmitry, daughter Ulyana
Residence
Mingacevir, AZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine: Kiev, UKR