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Maksim Vashkevich

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Minsk, BLR
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physics - Belarusian State University: Minsk, BLR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2010 in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to be involved in sport, and due to my visual impairment my doctor advised me that swimming was the only sport I could do."
Name of coach
Yury Rudzenok [personal], BLR

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Belarus

General interest

Nicknames
Max (VK profile, 18 Feb 2021)
Hobbies
Music, painting. (VK profile, 30 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the S12 100m butterfly at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Yury Rudzenok. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train, train and train." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (paradefsport.by, 27 Dec 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S13 Final 1 2015-07-15 7
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2017-12-02 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2017-12-02 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final 1 2017-12-04 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final 1 2017-12-06 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2017-12-06 7