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Australia’s Ukrainian sporting duo making dreams a reality for para-athletes

Monday, 18 June 2018 | EO.AACT

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Australia's Ukrainian sporting duo making dreams a reality for para-athletes

by Hannah Walmsley (ABC News)

'Everyone has a story'

Across campus at the AIS indoor track, para athletics coach Iryna Dvoskina (and Vdovychenko's wife) works with an impressive stable of sprinters.

Since her appointment at the Australian Institute of Sport in 2003, Dvoskina has coached athletes to medals at every Olympic Games.

"In Athens my athletes won nine medals and then 12 in Beijing," she said.

"People started thinking after that that maybe I'm doing something right."

Dvoskina said it was her job to help athletes get the most out of themselves.

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