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Andrey Afanasyev

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Karaganda, KAZ
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming at age eight in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"I tried it once and liked it."

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Kazakhstan

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in SB12 100m breaststroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico, and claiming two gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
The manager of the Karaganda Regional Sports School for the Impaired in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (kazsports.kz, 20 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2015-07-14 15
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2015-07-15 12
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2015-07-16 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2015-07-16 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 1 2015-07-19 15
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2017-12-02 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2017-12-02 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2017-12-06 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2017-12-06 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2017-12-06 9
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2017-12-07 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2017-12-07 6