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Vasyl Rozhko

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
History - Rivne State University for Humanities: Ukraine

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
His parents got him involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Rivne Regional Children's and Youth Sports School for Persons with Impairments: Ukraine
Name of coach
Andriy Demchuk, UKR; Vadym Polyukhovych, UKR

General interest

Nicknames
Vasya (Facebook profile, 15 Jan 2022)
Most influential person in career
His parents and relatives. (rivne1.tv, 27 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never throw a deal half way, you need to go until the end and believe in yourself. Never be ashamed of yourself." (rivne1.tv, 27 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was named among the 10 best young Para athletes of the year in the Rivne region of Ukraine. (7d.rv.ua, 31 Jan 2017)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (day.kyiv.ua, 07 Dec 2012)
Impairment
He was born with a brain herniation, which involves brain tissue, blood and fluid moving from their normal position inside the skull. (rivne1.tv, 27 Feb 2018)