Birthdate

Sport(s)

Para badminton

Hometown

Vancouver

Classification

Russian-born Mikhail Bilenki 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.

Bilenki 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 
 

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2023 Parapan am Games
Santiago, Chile