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Vladimir Kernichny

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F2, SD2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Snejana Kernichnaya, son Daniil, daughter Tina
Languages
Ukrainian

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He became interested in competing in Para dance sport after meeting his wife Snejana.
Name of coach
Olena Kharchenko, UKR

General interest

Nicknames
Volodya (litprichal.ru, 29 Sep 2011)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2018)
Famous relatives
His wife Snejana Kernichnaya is his dance partner. The pair won gold together in the C1/5D duo latin mixed event at the 2017 World Championships in Malle, Belgium. (paralympic.org.ua, 23 Apr 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 22 Nov 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a car accident at age 25. (panorama.dn.ua, 11 Jul 2012)
Other information
GIVING BACK
He helps his wife Snejana Kernichnaya run a camp for children with impairments called 'Through difficulties, to a life without barriers'. The camp was financed by a grant from the president of Ukraine and is based at Slayvansky, a centre for people with spinal injuries in Ukraine. (md.dn.ua, 23 Aug 2012; panorama.dn.ua, 11 Jul 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Standard Class 1 Final 2013-12-08 2
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Duo Standard Class 1 Final 2015-11-07 5
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Duo Standard Class 1 Final 2017-10-21 3
Duo Latin Class 1 Final 2017-10-22 1