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Marian Kvasnytsia

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Lviv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Lviv State University of Physical Education: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Lviv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors advised him to start swimming for rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Invasport: Lviv, UKR
Name of coach
Olena Salnikova [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Ukraine

General interest

Hobbies
Cars. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the S7 100m backstroke at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
French footballer Zinedine Zidane. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You need to work with pleasure so you achieve success." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2021)
Impairment
He has arthrogryposis, a condition that causes joint curvatures. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 2012-08-30 9999
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 1 2012-08-30 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2012-09-03 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 2012-09-06 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2012-09-06 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2013-08-12 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final 1 2013-08-15 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2013-08-15 3
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2013-08-17 9
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2015-07-13 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2015-07-13 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2015-07-15 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2015-07-15 3
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-17 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final 1 2015-07-18 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 1 2015-07-18 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final Round 2016-09-08 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 1 2016-09-08 2
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Final Round 2016-09-12 7
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 1 2016-09-12 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 2016-09-14 6
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2016-09-14 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2016-09-16 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Final Round 2016-09-16 8