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Vladyslava Kravchenko is the first athlete confirmed for team Malta at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Malta Paralympic Committee have announced that Vladyslava Kravchenko is the first para athlete to be confirmed for team Malta!
The athlete will be representing Malta at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the S5 para swimming category.
Paralympian Vladyslava Kravchenko is the current Chairperson of Malta Paralympic Athletes’ Council and the first female swimmer to represent Malta at the Paralympic Games since 1980.
She represented the island at Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games in 2016 and was chosen as the flag bearer for the opening ceremony. In 2013 Vladyslava was named Malta’s para-athlete of the year and in 2017 she was awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award in recognition of her work to promote disability sports.