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Mikhail Zimin

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
SB13

Further personal information

Family
Wife Liasan
Residence
Ufa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Sterlitamak Institute of Physical Education: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2000 in Troitsk, Russian Federation.
Name of coach
Guzel Tveryakova, RUS, from 2011

General interest

Hobbies
Skiing, hiking. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian para-swimmer Oksana Savchenko. (rsport.ru, 08 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)

For winning gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order of Friendship from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)
Other information
PATERNAL PRIDE
He dedicated the gold medal he won in the 100m breaststroke final at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London to his late father. "He died two years ago. I tried so he would see me and be proud of me." (rsport.ru, 08 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heats 14
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heats 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49pts Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2012-09-08 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 2 2012-09-08 1
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2013-08-13 2
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final 1 2015-07-17 3