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LUCHKIN Yuriy
Sport Para swimming
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthBiysk, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Residence
Biysk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Gorno-Altaysk State University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2010 at age 12 in Biysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He switched from powerlifting to swimming.
Club / Team
Zarya Sports Complex: Biysk, RUS
Name of coach
Elena Sokolova [personal], RUS, from 2010
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Yura (VK profile, 10 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Computer games. (Athlete, 25 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in SB5 100m breaststroke at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
His coach, and his parents. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Anton Chupkov. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (altaisport.ru, 27 Jun 2017)

He was named among the Best Athletes of 2015 of the Altai region in the Russian Federation. (info-vb.ru, 18 Feb 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
14 2021 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:04.44
4 2021 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:31.34
15 2021 100m Backstroke S6 1:25.75
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:32.01
7 2015 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:01.21
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S6 1:29.18
Heats 2019 400m Freestyle S6 5:51.29
4 2019 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:32.97
4 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points  
Heats 2019 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:04.13
Heats 2019 100m Backstroke S6 1:26.51
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:38.11
5 2014 50m Butterfly S6 39.36
7 2014 50m Freestyle S6 39.65
4 2014 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:02.49
3 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:50.40
10 2016 100m Backstroke S6 1:31.02
3 2016 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:57.41
5 2016 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:52.92
13 2016 100m Freestyle S6 1:25.00
1 2016 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:30.18
16 2016 50m Freestyle S6 38.92
8 2016 400m Freestyle S6 5:59.41
9 2016 50m Butterfly S6 40.81
10 2021 100m Backstroke S6 1:26.78
13 2021 100m Freestyle S6 1:17.94
6 2021 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:00.79
7 2021 400m Freestyle S6 5:39.27
13 2021 50m Freestyle S6 37.91
3 2021 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:33.28
10 2021 50m Butterfly S6 41.40