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Artur Saifutdinov

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Sterlitamak, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education [branch]: Sterlitamak, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in 2003 in Sterlitamak, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His parents took him to a local sports complex where he was noticed by a coach who encouraged him to join a sports group.
Club / Team
Sterlitamak Youth Sports School No.2: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Zhivaev [personal], RUS, from 2010

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Location
Split, CRO

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking, reading books, watching movies. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay [49 points] at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 04 Jun 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Vladimir Morozov, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 27 Oct 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 04 Jun 2020; fss.org.ru, 12 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has also studied coaching at the branch of Bashkir State University in Sterlitamak, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 04 Jun 2020; bash.news, 01 Oct 2019)

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 11
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2015-07-15 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2015-07-15 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2015-07-16 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2015-07-16 4