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Ivan Zamiga

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
L&F2

Further personal information

Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Clerk, Coach
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para dance sport in 2006 in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
He met Ukrainian Para dancer Illona Slugovyna on holiday in Crimea, who invited him to join her dance group.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kiev, UKR
Name of coach
Iryna Kotyrlo [national], UKR

General interest

Nicknames
Kalich, Vanya (Facebook profile, 02 Nov 2019; paeh.info, 23 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Music, playing the piano and guitar, photography, singing. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2018)
Impairment
He has had problems with his spinal cord and brain since infancy. "Since childhood I have been living with my impairment, and for me it was normal. I have simply adapted to my physical restrictions. There is no psychological trauma. I can't compare it to anything, so therefore I can't judge it." (paeh.info, 23 Mar 2010)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a clerk at the Southern Mining and Processing Plant in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine. He also works as a Para dance sport coach at Invasport in Kiev, Ukraine. (Facebook profile, 02 Nov 2019)

OTHER STUDIES
He has studied for a degree in automated systems software at Kryvyi Rih National University in Ukraine. He has also studied for a master's degree in psychology at Oles Honchar Dnipro National University in Ukraine. (Facebook profile, 02 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships Minsk 2008 (Minsk, Belarus)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin 2 Final Ranking 18
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 3
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 6
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 5
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 2