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Andras Szeni

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Hungarian, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2005 in Budapest, Hungary.
Why this sport?
He began swimming because of his impairment.
Club / Team
Vasas SC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Peter Szajer [personal]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Hungary
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Glasgow, SCO

General interest

Hobbies
Watching films. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the S7 100m backstroke, S7 50m freestyle and S7 50m butterfly at the 2015 Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association [CPISRA] World Games in Nottingham, England. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Former coach Istvan Malnai. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian Para swimmers Janos Becsey and Tamas Sors. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you can be first, don't be second." (Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 1 2015-07-17 12
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2015-07-19 16
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2017-12-04 6
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final 1 2017-12-05 6