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Andriy Kozlenko

Swimming

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Makarov National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His grandmother and doctors encouraged him to take up a sport. He initially played football before switching to swimming because he considered it to be safer.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Gennady Vdovichenko [national]; Tatiana Ilina [personal]

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with animals. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
English footballer Frank Lampard. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never surrender." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was named among the best athletes with an impairment in Mykolayiv, Ukraine. (berezanka.daily-news.in.ua, 16 Dec 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2015-07-16 13
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 1 2015-07-17 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-17 3
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final 1 2015-07-17 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2015-07-18 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final Round 2016-09-12 6
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 1 2016-09-12 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 2016-09-14 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2016-09-14 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2016-09-16 7