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Vasyl Krainyk

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Family
Wife Daria
Residence
Mariupol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2005 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
One of his doctors encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Invasport: Donetsk, UKR
Name of coach
Borys Sokolov [personal], UKR, from 2016; Svitlana Toloknianyk [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Ukraine

General interest

Nicknames
Vasya (VK profile, 10 May 2022)
Hobbies
Travel. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Discipline." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of the bronze medal he won at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, he received the Order For Merits [third class] in Ukraine. (zakon.rada.gov.ua, 16 Sep 2021)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2021)