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Denys Ostapchenko

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S3, SB3, SM3

Further personal information

Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in the sport in 2009 in Poltava, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Poltava, UKR
Name of coach
Galyna Boyko [personal], UKR, from 2009; Ilia Kalaida [personal], UKR

General interest

Hobbies
Computers. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Galyna Boyko. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Through difficulties to the stars." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, he received the Order of Merit [third class] in Ukraine. (zakon.rada.gov.ua, 16 Sep 2021)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2021; Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)