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DEREVINSKYI Andrii
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthKirovograd, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kropyvnytskyi, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 11 in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
He believed the sport would be good rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Kropyvnytskyi Youth Sports School: Ukraine
Name of coach
Olena Kuznitsova [personal], UKR, from 2010
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
General Interest
Hobbies
Computers, photography. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the S4 50m freestyle at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018; paralympic.org, 28 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Olena Kuznitsova. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He won the Strength of Spirit award at the 2017 Young Person of the Year ceremony in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine. (topnews.kr.ua, 30 Jun 2017)

He received the Order for Courage [third class] in Ukraine in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 100m Freestyle S4 1:30.59
3 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:30.66
10 2016 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:14.21 
8 2016 200m Freestyle S4 3:17.53 
3 2016 50m Freestyle S4 40.94
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2013 200m Freestyle S3 3:30.89
Heats 2013 50m Backstroke S4 57.91
6 2013 100m Freestyle S4 1:36.80
5 2013 200m Freestyle S4 3:20.89
Heats 2015 200m Freestyle S5 3:20.54
8 2015 100m Freestyle S4 1:31.10
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S4 1:37.58
3 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points  
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S4 43.84
8 2019 200m Freestyle S4 3:39.02
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m Freestyle S4 1:28.36
3 2014 50m Freestyle S4 41.90
1 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:28.41
1 2014 200m Freestyle S4 3:08.33
1 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:43.16
2 2014 150m Individual Medley SM3 3:05.92
3 2016 100m Freestyle S4 1:28.54
10 2016 50m Breaststroke SB3 1:35.31
7 2016 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:06.28
4 2016 200m Freestyle S4 3:12.00
3 2016 50m Freestyle S4 41.23
4 2018 50m Freestyle S4 41.67
5 2018 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:18.30
4 2018 200m Freestyle S4 3:14.66