Ilia Zhuravlev

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Sevastopol, UKR
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"Before a spinal fracture as a result of an accident in 2009, I worked as an electrical engineer and was not connected with professional sports. In sports and in swimming in particular, I came to recover from my injuries."
Club / Team
Invasport Sevastopol:
Name of coach
Nadezhda Turukalo [personal]

General interest

Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 03 Feb 2020; ekranswim.ru, 21 Jan 2020)
Impairment
In 2009 he suffered spinal cord injuries in a road accident. (sobaka.ru, 18 Jul 2018)