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Danylo Chufarov

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Family
Wife Yaryna Matlo
Residence
Mariupol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Management - Mariupol State University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight in Mariupol, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors advised his parents to enrol him in swimming as it would be a good way of keeping fit.
Club / Team
Invasport: Donetsk, UKR
Name of coach
Viktor Vangelyev [personal], UKR; Andriy Kaznacheyev [personal], UKR
Training Regime
He has two training sessions a day from Monday to Friday. He does one workout on Saturdays and takes Sundays off.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Brno, CZE

General interest

Nicknames
Danya (VK profile, 25 Jul 2014)
Hobbies
Music, audio books. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting two world records at the 2013 World Championships in Montreal, QC, Canada. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When people ask me if I will be upset if I do not win, I answer that I am not preparing to lose." (qha.com.ua, 28 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he became an Honoured Citizen in Mariupol, Ukraine. (pr.ua, 26 Jul 2017)

He was presented with the Orders for Courage in Ukraine in recognition of his achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (president.gov.ua, 06 Oct 2016, 17 Sep 2012, 07 Oct 2008)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2019; dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2018)
Famous relatives
His wife Yaryna Matlo has represented Ukraine in Para swimming, winning medals at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Aug 2019; Facebook profile, 19 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (mrpl.city, 15 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He began losing his vision at age eight. (i24.com.ua, 14 Nov 2013)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has worked as director of the 'Our Home is Mariupol' charity foundation, which takes care of victims of military battles in Ukraine. The organisation also helps people with an impairment and orphans. (Facebook profile, 22 Aug 2019; Athlete, 06 Apr 2015)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He graduated in physical education from Donbas State Pedagogical University in Sloviansk, Ukraine. (pr.ua, 26 Jul 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 1 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 49pts Final Round 9999
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49pts Final Round 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heats 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heats 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heats 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heats 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final Round 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 1 2012-08-31 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 2012-08-31 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2012-09-01 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2012-09-02 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Heat 2 2012-09-03 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2012-09-04 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2012-09-04 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2012-09-07 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2012-09-07 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 2012-09-08 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 2012-09-08 8
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2013-08-12 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-12 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final 1 2013-08-13 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 2 2013-08-13 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 2013-08-14 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final 1 2013-08-14 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2013-08-15 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-15 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-16 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2013-08-17 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2015-07-14 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2015-07-14 8
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2015-07-15 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2015-07-15 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-16 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2015-07-16 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 1 2015-07-18 12
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 3 2016-09-08 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 3 2016-09-10 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2016-09-12 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2016-09-12 4