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Andrei Kalina

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Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Donbass State Pedagogical University: Sloviansk, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 12 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Ekran Aquatics Sports School of Olympic Reserve: St. Petersburg, RUS
Name of coach
Olga Baydalova [personal], RUS, from 2015

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mar del Plata, ARG

General interest

Hobbies
Surfing, books, sports. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the SB8 100m breaststroke at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2020)
Awards and honours
He was named among the 10 Best Athletes of the Year 2019 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (diplomatru.ru, 23 Dec 2019)

He has received the titles of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine and the Russian Federation. (ekranswim.ru, 21 Jan 2020; Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

For his achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012, he received the Order for Merits [second and first grades] and the Order for Courage [third grade] in Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 07 Oct 2008, 17 Sep 2012; zakon.rada.gov.ua, 19 Oct 2004)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2020)
Impairment
He was born without a hand. (paralympic.org.ua, 14 Nov 2013; Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Other information
NOC CHANGE
After competing for Ukraine from 2002 to 2013, he changed allegiance and began competing for the Russian Federation in March 2015. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

OTHER STUDIES
He graduated in law from the Donbass Institute of Technique and Management in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 3
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final Round 2
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 1 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 1 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heats 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heats 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heats 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heats 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 7
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Heat 2 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 2 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5,000 m Open Water Final Round 9999
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heats 9999
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heats 13
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2012-08-31 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 2012-09-01 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 3 2012-09-01 1
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2012-09-02 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2012-09-02 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-05 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2012-09-06 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2012-09-06 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-07 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-07 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-08 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2012-09-08 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final 1 2013-08-13 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2013-08-13 5
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2013-08-15 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final 1 2013-08-15 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 3
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final 1 2015-07-14 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2015-07-14 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2015-07-14 17
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2015-07-17 10
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-17 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2015-07-18 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final 1 2015-07-19 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2015-07-19 1