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Eduard Samarin

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Family
Wife Yulia, daughter Alyona
Residence
Bor, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Nizhny Novgorod State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in 1994 in Bor, Russia.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to try the sport and he enjoyed it.
Club / Team
Quartz: Bor, RUS
Name of coach
Valentina Kazakova, RUS, from 1994

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Russia
Location
Argentina

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 24 May 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver and bronze at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 24 May 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 May 2016)

In 2012 he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland from the president of Russia. (pravo.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 22
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heats 13
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heats 19
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5,000 m Open Water S10 Final Round 10
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 4
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts Final Round 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heat 1 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heat 3 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Heat 2 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S10 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 1 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2012-08-30 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2012-09-01 5
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 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2012-09-04 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2012-09-06 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2012-09-07 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 2012-09-08 2
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-08 2
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2013-08-12 12
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2013-08-13 10
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final 1 2013-08-15 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2013-08-16 10
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2013-08-17 10