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Oleksandr Mashchenko

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Olga, one child
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Sloviansk State Pedagogical University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1998 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Coach Andriy Kaznacheyev invited his class to take up swimming.

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Dnipro, UKR

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha (invak.info, 21 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"New competitors better your results. The principle of sports is that someone sets a record and other athletes try to beat it." (ukrinform.ua, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He received the Order for Merits of Ukraine in 2000 and 2004, and the Order for Courage of Ukraine in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (gorlovka-eparhia.com.ua, 15 Oct 2019)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (swim.dn.ua, 30 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He lost his vision after an explosive mixture exploded in his hands. (gorlovka-eparhia.com.ua, 15 Oct 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He retired from the sport in March 2018 and has been head of the Sports Federation of the Visually Impaired in Donetsk Region of Ukraine. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2020; gorlovka-eparhia.com.ua, 15 Oct 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Medley SM11 Heat 1 3
Men's 200 m Medley SM11 Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley S11-13 Final Round 4
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Heat 1 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m Medley 49 pts Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 6
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heats 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heats 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heats 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-08-31 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2012-09-01 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 2012-09-02 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 2012-09-02 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2012-09-03 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 2012-09-03 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Heat 1 2012-09-06 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final Round 2012-09-06 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2012-09-08 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2012-09-08 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2013-08-12 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2013-08-13 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2013-08-15 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final 1 2013-08-16 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final 1 2013-08-17 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 1 2013-08-18 2
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2015-07-13 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2015-07-13 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2015-07-15 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2015-07-15 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 1 2015-07-16 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2015-07-16 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2015-07-17 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2015-07-17 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final 1 2015-07-18 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 2015-07-18 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final 1 2015-07-19 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 2016-09-09 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2016-09-12 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2016-09-12 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2016-09-13 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2016-09-13 1
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final Round 2016-09-14 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2016-09-16 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2016-09-16 7