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Nikita Timerbaev

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8

Further personal information

Residence
Ufa, RUS
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Ufa, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His parents enrolled him the sport following advice from an orthopaedist.
Club / Team
Ufa Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.18: Russia
Name of coach
Sergey Trukhachev [personal], RUS, from 2013

General interest

Hobbies
Playing football. (Athlete, 26 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 26 May 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 26 May 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fortune is easily found but hard to keep." (VK profile, 12 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was nominated for the Hope of Paralympic Sport at the annual Youth of Nation Awards in the Bashkortostan region of the Russian Federation. (pnp.ru, 06 Apr 2017)

He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 May 2019; paralymp.ru, 18 May 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 May 2019)
Impairment
He has underdeveloped upper limbs. (pregrad-net.ru, 31 Aug 2018)