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Vladyslav Zahrebelnyi



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Dnipro, UKR
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Finance - Mykolaiv Interregional Institute of Human Development: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in athletics at age 18 in 2009 in Dnipro, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"Since childhood, I loved running fast. I watched the Olympic Games and especially liked running and the jumping disciplines, but I never thought about the sport myself. At the end of 2009, some coaches then came to our school and they enrolled me for a sports school."
Club / Team
Invasport: Dnipro, UKR
Name of coach
Iryna Kulykova [personal], UKR

International debut

Competing for

General interest

Vlad (Facebook profile, 17 Mar 2021)
Mobile filming, creating video montages, bike travel. (Athlete, 22 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in the T37 long jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 09 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His parents and coach Iryna Kulykova. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Not you or no one else hits harder than life itself. But the point is not how hard you hit, but how hard you can withstand what is thrown at you and move on." (VK profile, 13 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (, 31 Dec 2020)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Apr 2020)


Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37 Final Round 2016-09-13 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2017-07-19 2
Men's 100 m T37 Final 1 2017-07-20 3
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2017-07-21 3
Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2019-11-08 3
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2019-11-11 9
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 3 2019-11-12 15
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2021-08-27 4
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 2021-09-02 1