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Bohdan Hrynenko

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Odessa, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2005 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His grandmother took him to a sports school so that he could strengthen his body. He tried swimming there and liked winning and achieving new things.
Club / Team
Invasport: Odessa, UKR
Name of coach
Lyubov Vorobyova [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Montreal, QC, CAN

General interest

Hobbies
Music, Lego construction. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
His performance at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Time that you spend on yourself is not wasted time. In order to swim, you need to swim." (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the Order for Courage [third grade] in Ukraine in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To win medals at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2021)
Impairment
He was born with his right leg shorter than his left leg. After nine years of treatment and operations, doctors recommended amputation. (pravda.com.ua, 08 Nov 2016)
Other information
MOTIVATED MOTHER
He credits his mother Natalia for always encouraging him. "When I started swimming, training was at 06:00 and it took 40 minutes to get to the pool. I did not really want to go but my mother always supported me, insisted and sometimes scolded me. I am eternally grateful to her." (pravda.com.ua, 08 Nov 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final 1 2013-08-12 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 2013-08-12 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2013-08-13 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heat 2 2013-08-13 9
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2013-08-13 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2013-08-15 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-17 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-17 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2013-08-18 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-18 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final 1 2015-07-13 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Heat 2 2015-07-14 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7 Final 1 2015-07-14 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2015-07-16 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2015-07-16 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-17 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2015-07-18 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2015-07-19 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final 1 2015-07-19 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2016-09-08 4
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 1 2016-09-09 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-11 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2016-09-11 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 2016-09-13 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S8 Final Round 2016-09-13 5
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2016-09-14 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2016-09-16 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2016-09-16 1