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Serhii Palamarchuk

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3

Further personal information

Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"Since childhood, I have really loved water and the underwater world."
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Tatiana Ilina [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Montreal, QC, CAN

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, painting. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Tatiana Ilina. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 07 May 2016)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Order for Courage [third class] of Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 06 Oct 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Impairment
He fractured his C6-C7 vertebrae in an accident. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 2013-08-14 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2013-08-14 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2013-08-16 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2013-08-16 4
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2015-07-14 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2015-07-18 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2015-07-18 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2015-07-19 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2015-07-19 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2016-09-09 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2016-09-11 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2016-09-11 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2016-09-15 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2016-09-15 3