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Ihor Tsvietov



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Kyiv, UKR
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
His coach, Viktor Derkach, noticed his talent during a physical education lesson at school.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Viktor Derkach [personal], UKR

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Defeat yourself and you will win thousands of battles." (Facebook profile, 24 Jun 2021)
Awards and honours
In August 2020 his name was engraved at the Star Square in Kiev, Ukraine. (, 28 Aug 2020)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (, 31 Dec 2020)

In recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro where he won gold medals in the T35 100m and T35 200m, he received the Order for Merit [third grade] in Ukraine. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021;, 04 Oct 2016)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 09 Mar 2018)
He fell while roller skating and hit his head, which resulted in muscle spasticity in his legs. (, 09 Mar 2018)


Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 2 2016-09-09 1
Men's 100 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-09 1
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 1 2016-09-11 1
Men's 200 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-12 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T35 Final 1 2017-07-19 1
Men's 100 m T35 Final 1 2017-07-23 1