Quick facts

Birthdate

August 15, 1961

Birthplace

Vancouver

Residence

Vancouver

Sport

Para Badminton

Experience

Santiago 2023

Russian-born Mikhail Bilenky and his mixed doubles partner Yuka Chokyu have been ranked as high as sixth in 2023 in the WH1-2 mixed doubles. The pair reached two quarterfinals on the international circuit in 2023.

Bilenky became paralyzed due to illness at age 24 and moved to Canada in 1998 after living 10 years in other parts of Europe. The Vancouver resident was late to Para sport as he worked hard to establish a professional career. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2022 World Championships…

PERSONAL
Staff scientist with the B.C. Cancer Agency… Started playing Para badminton in 2017…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
2022 World Championships – Mixed double – eliminated in preliminaries
2022 World Championships – Singles – eliminated in preliminaries
2018 Pan Am Championships – Singles – 3rd
2018 Pan Am Championships – Doubles – 3rd
2018 Pan Am Championships – Mixed doubles – 3rd
2016 Pan Am Championships – Singles – 2nd