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KOZLENKO Andriy
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthMykolayiv, UKR
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Makarov National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His grandmother and doctors encouraged him to take up a sport. He initially played football before switching to swimming because he considered it to be safer.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Gennady Vdovichenko [national]; Tatiana Ilina [personal]
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with animals. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
English footballer Frank Lampard. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never surrender." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was named among the best athletes with an impairment in Mykolayiv, Ukraine. (berezanka.daily-news.in.ua, 16 Dec 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 50m Butterfly S7 31.33 
8 2016 400m Freestyle S7 5:19.60
14 2016 100m Freestyle S7 1:11.24 
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:58.99
6 2015 50m Butterfly S7 32.21
4 2015 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S7 1:21.45
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 100m Backstroke S7 1:15.73
2 2014 50m Butterfly S7 33.04
9 2016 100m Backstroke S7 1:22.29
4 2016 50m Butterfly S7 32.68
8 2016 400m Freestyle S7 5:23.79
10 2016 100m Freestyle S7 1:11.90