Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in September 2013 in Balakhna, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
After completing a gym session he went for a swim in the pool and a swimming coach there approached him about training and competing.
Club / Team
Olympic Physical Education and Health Complex: Balakhna, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Maltseva [personal], RUS
Coach from which country?
Coach from what year?
He has two training sessions five days a week and another session on Saturdays.
Sky diving. (progorodnn.ru, 15 Sep 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the S1-S5 50m butterfly at the 2015 IWAS World Games in Sochi, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Irina Maltseva. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2019)
Hero / Idol
US fitness model and actor Greg Plitt. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Get over yourself of yesterday. Overtake yourself of yesterday." (progorodnn.ru, 15 Sep 2020)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 05 Mar 2021)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)
In 2007 he had a motorcycle accident and sustained a spinal cord injury. (progorodnn.ru, 15 Sep 2020; rabbal.ru, 01 Dec 2014)