Birthdate18 Apr 2001
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Rising Star – April 2020
Nineteen-year-old Ukrainian single sculler, Anna Sheremet, has had great success since taking up rowing just three years ago. The para-rower is a regular World Cup podium finisher and says having a year more to train for the Paralympics should help her achieve even more.
The first time I rowed…there was a training camp in Dnipro city (Ukraine) back in 2017 and I began training then. At first the sport did not seem very difficult to me. But when I began my training process alongside other team members and tried to keep up with their efforts, I understood then that was not that easy at all.
I still row because… I just like the united atmosphere of para-rowing as a sport.
The secret to my success is…there is no secret. It’s just daily training.
On the Paralympic postponement until 2021… I was really looking forward to participating in the Paralympics - I worked hard with no excuses. Probably, the date change is positive for me - I have one more year to prepare even better.
Because of Covid-19 movement restrictions… I am currently at home and able to train only on the ergometer. Of course, the restrictions have an influence on training plans – there are no on-water trainings now.
The best thing about training is… probably the results of the training process.
The most difficult part of training is… preparation for competitions.
I don’t have an ultimate goal at the moment but… I would like to be among the top three para-rowers in the world. And number one in the future, for sure.
The best rowing advice I’ve been given is… go all the way, no matter how hard it is for you!
When I’m not rowing I… just have a rest and try to study.
For fun I… like going to the cinema, attending some interesting events and I like just being outside for a nature walk.