Zygimantas Matusevicius

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12

Further personal information

Residence
Kaunas, LTU
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Lithuanian
Higher education
Information Technology - Kaunas University of Technology: Lithuania

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in October 2012 in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Club / Team
Sporto Klubo Sveikata: Kaunas, LTU
Name of coach
Birute Statkeviciene, LTU, from 2012

General interest

Hobbies
Reading books, playing games, playing table tennis for the visually impaired. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting his first national record in 2013. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Most influential person in career
Lithuanian Para swimmer Mindaugas Dvylaitis. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Hero / Idol
Lithuanian basketball player Mantas Kalnietis, Lithuanian swimmer Ruta Meilutyte. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Ambitions
To win medals at Lithuanian championships, and to set national records. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Other information
STUDY BREAK
In 2017 he returned to the pool after a two-year break in competition to focus on his studies. "I have begun training again. In the past, my favourite style was breaststroke but now it's different. Now I prefer freestyle or butterfly." (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)