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Maksim Nikiforov

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Saratov, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Russian
Higher education
Economics - Russian State Social University [branch]: Saratov, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2003 in Saratov, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Rehabilitation and Physical Education Youth Adaptive Sports School: Saratov, RUS
Name of coach
Galina Shirshova [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Hobbies
Travelling, reading books, studying languages, painting. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the SB13 100m breaststroke at the 2016 European Championships in Funchal, Portugal. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmers Yulia Efimova, Nikita Lobintsev and Danila Izotov. (Athlete, 24 May 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 18 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)
Other information
FURTHER STUDIES
He graduated in physical education and health technologies from Saratov State University in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2020; vzsar.ru, 05 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2015-07-17 4