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Roman Zhdanov

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Residence
Biysk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 in Gorno-Altaysk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Zarya Sports Complex: Biysk, RUS
Name of coach
Elena Sokolova [personal], RUS, from 2012

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Roma (VK profile, 10 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 25 Feb 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach and his parents. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (altaisport.ru, 27 Jun 2017)

He was named among the 2015 Best Athletes of the Altai region in the Russian Federation. (info-vb.ru, 18 Feb 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final 1 2015-07-13 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2015-07-13 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S4 Heat 1 2015-07-13 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Heat 2 2015-07-14 7
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Heat 1 2015-07-15 1
Men's 150 m Individual Medley SM4 Final 1 2015-07-15 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2015-07-15 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Final 1 2015-07-16 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S4 Heat 2 2015-07-16 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 1 2015-07-18 9999
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Heat 2 2015-07-19 1
Men's 50 m Backstroke S4 Final 1 2015-07-19 1