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Sergii Klippert

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Dnipro, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Donbass State Pedagogical University: Sloviansk, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 1998 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Donetsk, UKR
Name of coach
Svitlana Toloknianyk [personal], UKR; Gennady Vdovychenko, UKR

General interest

Hobbies
Playing chess, reading. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
His performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Most influential person in career
Ukrainian Para swimmer Oleksandr Mashchenko. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian boxers Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk, Ukrainian Para swimmer Viktor Smyrnov, Ukrainian/Azerbaijani swimmer Maksym Shemberev, Ukrainian fencer Olga Kharlan. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
He received Orders for Merit [third and second class] in Ukraine in recognition of his performances at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016, 17 Sep 2012)

He was decorated with the Orders for Courage [second and first class] in recognition of his achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2008. (swim.dn.ua, 2014)

In 2004 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; swim.dn.ua, 01 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He graduated in physical education from Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education in Ukraine. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 1 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2012-08-30 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-08-30 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S12 Heat 2 2012-09-02 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final Round 2012-09-03 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-09-04 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2012-09-05 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 2012-09-05 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2012-09-07 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Swim-Off 2012-09-08 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2012-09-08 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2012-09-08 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S12 Heat 2 2013-08-12 9
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Heat 2 2013-08-14 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM12 Final 1 2013-08-14 3
Men's 400 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2013-08-16 4
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2013-08-17 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2013-08-18 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2015-07-14 9
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final 1 2015-07-15 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 2 2015-07-15 3
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2015-07-16 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final 1 2015-07-16 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2015-07-18 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final 1 2015-07-18 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2015-07-18 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2016-09-10 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 1 2016-09-10 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Final Round 2016-09-13 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB12 Heat 1 2016-09-13 2
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Final Round 2016-09-14 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S12 Heat 1 2016-09-14 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 2016-09-16 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2016-09-16 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Heat 1 2016-09-17 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S12 Final Round 2016-09-17 7