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Roman Danyliuk

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Family
Wife Yulia
Residence
Cherkasy, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Law - Kremenchuk National University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics training at age 16 in Kremenchuk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Coach Oleksandr Kiselyov encouraged him to try the sport and he enjoyed it.
Club / Team
Invasport: Cherkasy, UKR
Name of coach
Ivan Kyrdoda [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Grosseto, ITA

General interest

Nicknames
Roma (Instagram profile, 18 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a world record and winning gold in the F12 shot put at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021; Athlete, 13 May 2017)
Hero / Idol
Polish shot putter Tomasz Majewski. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Ukraine at the opening ceremony of the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (IPC, 20 Aug 2018)

In recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Order for Merit [third grade] of Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2015-10-22 1
Men's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2015-10-31 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F12 Final Round 2016-09-08 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2017-07-22 2
Men's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2017-07-23 5