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DEMYANENKO Alexander
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthVyselki, RUS
Height1.99 m
Weight 84 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vyselki, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2007 in Vyselki, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport when he learned his local sports centre had a swimming pool. He also thought swimming would be good for his health.
Club / Team
Victoria Youth Sports School: Vyselki, RUS
Name of coach
Igor Kushpelev, RUS, from 2005
Training Regime
He trains twice a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha (kuban24.tv, 15 Sep 2015)
Hobbies
Car mechanics. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career
He models himself on coach Igor Kushpelev, who competed at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. "Having learned about his achievements, I too set a goal for myself and began heading toward it." (Athlete, 23 Mar 2015; vlast-sovetov.ru, 04 May 2010)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Impairment
He was born without a right hand. (ki-gazeta.ru, 12 Mar 2011)
Other information


Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 100m Freestyle S9 1:00.02
Heats 2015 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:21.19
3 2015 50m Freestyle S9 26.67
Heats 2015 100m Butterfly S9 1:06.51
1 2015 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
Heat 2015 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:31.98
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2014 50m Freestyle S9 27.54
Heat 2014 100m Freestyle S9 1:00.30
6 2014 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:30.83
1 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 3:52.16
10 2016 50m Freestyle S9 27.49
13 2016 100m Backstroke S9 1:13.37
10 2016 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:34.98
13 2016 100m Freestyle S9 1:00.57
4 2016 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:18.67
13 2016 400m Freestyle S9 5:10.29