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Anna Hontar

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
English, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University: Mykolayiv, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five in Kherson, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors encouraged her parents to take her to a swimming pool.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Mykola Ilin [personal], UKR, from 2015

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Dublin, IRL

General interest

Nicknames
Anya, Golden Fish (grivna.ks.ua, 18 May 2016)
Hobbies
Going for walks with friends. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of the bronze medal she won at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, she received the Order of Princess Olga [third class] in Ukraine. (zakon.rada.gov.ua, 16 Sep 2021)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2021)