Mariia Shymkova

Why did you start climbing?
My older brother and sister used to climb and I liked it too.

How long have you been climbing?
For more than eight years.

Why do you climb?
I like to overcome myself.

What do you love about climbing?
I like setting goals and achieving them, keeping in touch with friends and coaches.

What is your biggest climbing success?
Silver medal in the Ukrainian Youth Championships, victory in the Ukrainian Youth Cup and 11th place in the first European Cup.

What are your climbing goals?
My goal is to get to the quarter-finals of the European Youth Cup Championships.

What is your biggest dream?
To win at the European Championships and go to the 2028 Olympic Games.

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