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Aleksandr Demianenko

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Vyselki, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2007 in Vyselki, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport when he learned his local sports centre had a swimming pool. He also thought swimming would be good for his health.
Club / Team
Victoria Youth Sports School: Vyselki, RUS
Name of coach
Igor Kushpelev, RUS, from 2005
Training Regime
He trains twice a day.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha (kuban24.tv, 15 Sep 2015)
Hobbies
Car mechanics. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career
He models himself on coach Igor Kushpelev, who competed at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. "Having learned about his achievements, I too set a goal for myself and began heading toward it." (Athlete, 23 Mar 2015; vlast-sovetov.ru, 04 May 2010)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Impairment
He was born without a right hand. (ki-gazeta.ru, 12 Mar 2011)
Other information

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2015-07-14 12
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2015-07-14 10
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2015-07-16 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-16 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-17 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2015-07-17 14
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2015-07-19 15