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Iurii Luchkin

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Residence
Biysk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Gorno-Altaysk State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2010 at age 12 in Biysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He switched from powerlifting to swimming.
Club / Team
Zarya Sports Complex: Biysk, RUS
Name of coach
Elena Sokolova [personal], RUS, from 2010

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Yura (VK profile, 10 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Computer games. (Athlete, 25 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in SB5 100m breaststroke at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
His coach, and his parents. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Anton Chupkov. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (altaisport.ru, 27 Jun 2017)

He was named among the Best Athletes of 2015 of the Altai region in the Russian Federation. (info-vb.ru, 18 Feb 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Heat 1 2015-07-14 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB5 Final 1 2015-07-14 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2015-07-17 8
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final 1 2015-07-17 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2015-07-18 13