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PALAMARCHUK Sergey
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthPolihon, URS
Height1.87 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Tatiana Ilina [personal], UKR
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Montreal, QC, CAN
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, painting. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Tatiana Ilina. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 07 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He received the Order for Courage [third class] of Ukraine in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (president.gov.ua, 06 Oct 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Impairment
He fractured the C6-C7 vertebrae in an accident. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 100m Backstroke S2 1:49.76
3 2016 200m Freestyle S2 3:43.69 
3 2016 50m Backstroke S2 50.23
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 50m Backstroke S2 1:03.18
4 2013 100m Freestyle S2 2:21.79
1 2015 100m Backstroke S2 2:08.31
3 2015 200m Freestyle S2 4:26.81
3 2015 50m Backstroke S2 1:00.55
6 2019 50m Backstroke S3 50.02
4 2019 50m Freestyle S3 47.74
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m Freestyle S2 2:04.57
2 2014 50m Freestyle S2 1:00.50
2 2014 200m Freestyle S2 4:35.81
2 2014 100m Backstroke S2 2:08.11
1 2014 50m Backstroke S2 1:00.83
2 2016 200m Freestyle S2 4:21.76
2 2016 100m Backstroke S2 2:06.47
2 2016 50m Freestyle S2 1:00.17
1 2016 50m Backstroke S2 58.52
5 2018 50m Backstroke S3 58.51
6 2018 200m Freestyle S3 4:23.92