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Rustam Nurmukhametov

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Family
Wife Alfia, daughter Emilia
Residence
Magnitogorsk, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Construction - Magnitogorsk State Technical University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2003 in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
After getting injured, his legs became so weak that he could hardly walk. He began swimming for rehabilitation and switched to regular swimming after a para-swimming group opened in his home city.
Club / Team
Youth Sports School no.2: Magnitogorsk, RUS
Name of coach
Tatiana Shemetova
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
2014

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (fss.org.ru, 20 Dec 2013)
Impairment
In 2000, he lost his vision when he fell from the seventh floor of his building and landed on his head. (chelyabinsk.ru, 09 Jul 2012; 1obl.ru, 09 Aug 2012; mediazavod.ru, 23 Oct 2012)
Other information
DOCUMENTARY SUBJECT
He is the subject of the documentary film called Water. It won second place in the category of "Overcoming" at an international sports film festival involving 25 countries, held in Yakutsk, Russia in 2012. (chelyabinsk.ru, 09 Jul 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heats 6
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 49 pts Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heats 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 3 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-08-31 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-09-01 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2012-09-01 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2012-09-02 5