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Andrei Granichka

Swimming

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Sevastopol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education - Sevastopol Institute of Economics and Humanities

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2005 in Sevastopol.
Why this sport?
"My parents brought me to a swimming pool. I got used to being there and liked swimming."
Club / Team
Invasport Adaptive Sports Centre: Sevastopol, UKR
Name of coach
Irina Mashchenko [personal]
Training Regime
He trains three to five hours a day, six days per week.

International debut

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

General interest

Hobbies
Watching movies, going out with friends. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in S6 400m freestyle at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents and his coach. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 05 Mar 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2015-07-13 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2015-07-13 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2015-07-14 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 2 2015-07-14 4
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2015-07-15 9
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2015-07-16 11
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2015-07-17 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final 1 2015-07-17 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2015-07-19 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2015-07-19 4