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Yuliya Gordiychuk

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Kiryat Yam, ISR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hebrew, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming in 2010 at age 12 at Ilan Sport Center in Haifa, Israel.
Club / Team
Ilan Sport Center: Haifa, ISR
Name of coach
Jacob Beninson [national], ISR
Training Regime
She trains at the Ilan Sport Center in Haifa, Israel.

General interest

Nicknames
Yula, Yul (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just swim through it." (Instagram profile, 19 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named 2016 Outstanding Young Para Athlete of the Year at an awards ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Instagram profile, 04 Jan 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (davar1.co.il, 28 Dec 2020; lelo-hagbala.co.il, 28 Dec 2020)
Impairment
Her left leg has been amputated below the knee. (israel-today.ru, 07 Sep 2016; isrswimming.com, 01 May 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2015-07-14 15
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-18 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2015-07-19 13
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2016-09-09 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2016-09-11 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2016-09-12 7
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final 1 2017-12-04 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2017-12-04 7
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final 1 2017-12-06 6
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2017-12-06 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2017-12-06 5
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2017-12-06 4