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Dmitry Grigoryev

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2009 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
After surgery to remove a tumour in his leg, he experienced muscle atrophy and a loss of control to the limb. Doctors considered amputation, but then gave him the option of having electro-stimulation or taking up swimming. "Without thinking I began to swim."
Club / Team
Moscow Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Shchelochkov [personal], RUS, from 2009

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Nicknames
Dima (VK profile, 08 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Reading books, alpine skiing, learning English. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 25 Feb 2020)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 25 Feb 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov. (Athlete, 28 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius." (Athlete, 28 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
For his achievements at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 05 Mar 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)
Impairment
In his late teens he had surgery to remove a tumour in his leg. The operation damaged nerves in the limb, causing muscle atrophy and a loss of control. Amputation was considered but doctors decided to leave the leg in place. (smartnews.ru, 01 Oct 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 6
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 9999
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 2 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final Round 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 1 2012-08-30 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2012-08-31 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final Round 2012-09-01 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 1 2012-09-01 1
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2012-09-02 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 2 2012-09-02 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 2012-09-06 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2012-09-06 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2012-09-08 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-08 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 3 2012-09-08 6
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2013-08-12 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2013-08-12 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 2013-08-14 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final 1 2013-08-14 4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2013-08-15 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final 1 2013-08-16 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 1 2013-08-16 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2013-08-18 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 2
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-13 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-13 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 2 2015-07-14 10
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final 1 2015-07-15 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 2015-07-15 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heat 1 2015-07-16 9999
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heat 2 2015-07-17 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Final 1 2015-07-17 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Final 1 2015-07-18 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2015-07-18 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 2015-07-18 1