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a male Para swimmer competing in a backstroke race

Andrii Trusov

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Sloviansk, UKR
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Exercise Rehabilitation Studies - Donbass State Pedagogical University: Sloviansk, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in the sport in 2011 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His parents enrolled him in the sport.
Club / Team
SlavSwimTeam: Sloviansk, UKR
Name of coach
Andriy Kaznacheyev, UKR; Svitlana Kaznacheyeva, UKR

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, spending time with friends. (vogue.ua, 02 Nov 2021; Athlete, 19 Nov 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Andriy Kaznacheyev and Svitlana Kaznacheyeva, and his parents. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, he received the Order for Merits [third class] in Ukraine. (zakon.rada.gov.ua, 16 Sep 2021)

He was named among the 10 Best Para Athletes of the Year for 2019 in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. (zi.ua, 21 Jan 2020)

In 2018 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2021; swim.dn.ua, 01 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (vogue.ua, 02 Nov 2021)