Imagen
22500-Dmitriy Horlin photo

Dmitriy Horlin

Swimming
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Tashkent, UZB
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Uzbekistan State Institute of Physical Education: Tashkent, UZB

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age nine in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to live an active life.
Club / Team
Kashkadarya Swim Club: Uzbekistan
Name of coach
Sergey Horlin [personal, father], UZB, from 2006

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Uzbekistan
Location
Saint-Dizier, FRA

General interest

Nicknames
Dima (VK profile, 24 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea and competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Apr 2021; Athlete, 31 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
His father Sergey Horlin, who is also his coach. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The impossible is possible, you just need to believe in yourself." (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the Jasorat [Valour] Medal in Uzbekistan in recognition of his achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (gazeta.uz, 22 Sep 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Uzbekistan. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2020)
Impairment
He has a congenital astigmatism. (qashqadaryogz.uz, 27 Jan 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-16 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final 1 2015-07-16 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-18 14
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2015-07-18 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2016-09-10 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2016-09-10 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2016-09-12 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2016-09-12 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2016-09-16 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 3 2016-09-17 5