Siarhei Vashchylka

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Baranovichi, BLR
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Belarusian, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2010 in Baranovichi, Belarus.

General interest

Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Belarusian Para swimming coach Gennady Vishnyakov, Belarusian Para swimmer Ihar Boki. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To receive the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2019)
Impairment
In July 2006 he was involved in a traffic accident while riding his motor scooter. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2019)
Other information
YOUTUBE CHANNEL
He runs the 'Sport Is Life' YouTube channel to promote Para sport in Belarus. "I created the channel to demonstrate [to people with impairments] that swimming helps, and to show real examples, to popularise all Para sports. The channel's task is to expand the limits of possible and belief in yourself." (Athlete, 29 Nov 2019)