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Aleksandr Golintovskii

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Wife Irina
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Information Technology - St Petersburg State University of Telecommunications: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2000 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His grandmother introduced him to the sport, and he enjoyed working with his first coach Vladislav Kustov.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha, Aleks (Instagram profile, 25 Jan 2020; vvpress.ru, 22 Aug 2012)
Hobbies
Travelling. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Shut up and swim." (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
For his achievements at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019; Athlete, 31 Mar 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In 2020 he retired from competitive sport. He remained involved in sport as a coach, which he had begun in 2018. (Athlete, 04 Jun 2020)

EARLY DAYS
He lived in a small apartment with his mother and retired grandmother, and became the main source of income for the family when he began receiving sponsorship as an athlete. (vvpress.ru, 22 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 2012-08-31 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2012-09-01 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-01 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-02 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2012-09-02 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 2012-09-03 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2012-09-04 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-04 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final 1 2013-08-14 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-15 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2013-08-15 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2013-08-16 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-16 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2013-08-18 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2013-08-18 4
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2015-07-13 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-13 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-16 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2015-07-16 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2015-07-18 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2015-07-18 3