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Andrii Derevinskyi

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S4, SB3, SM4

Further personal information

Residence
Kropyvnytskyi, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 11 in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
He believed the sport would be good rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Kropyvnytskyi Youth Sports School: Ukraine
Name of coach
Olena Kuznitsova [personal], UKR, from 2010

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine

General interest

Hobbies
Computers, photography. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the S4 50m freestyle at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018; paralympic.org, 28 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Olena Kuznitsova. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He won the Strength of Spirit award at the 2017 Young Person of the Year ceremony in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine. (topnews.kr.ua, 30 Jun 2017)

He received the Order for Courage [third class] in Ukraine in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S3 Heat 1 2013-08-12 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 2 2013-08-13 9
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 2013-08-15 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2013-08-15 6
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2013-08-16 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2015-07-15 13
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 2015-07-16 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2015-07-16 8
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 2016-09-08 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 2 2016-09-08 4
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 1 2016-09-12 5
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 2016-09-13 8
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Heat 2 2016-09-13 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Final Round 2016-09-17 3