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GRANICHKA Andrey
Sport Para swimming
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthSevastopol, UKR
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sevastopol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education - Sevastopol Institute of Economics and Humanities
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2005 in Sevastopol.
Why this sport?
"My parents brought me to a swimming pool. I got used to being there and liked swimming."
Club / Team
Invasport Adaptive Sports Centre: Sevastopol, UKR
Name of coach
Irina Mashchenko [personal]
Training Regime
He trains three to five hours a day, six days per week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Glasgow, SCO
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, going out with friends. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in S6 400m freestyle at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents and his coach. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 05 Mar 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2021 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:40.92
1 2021 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:25.13
11 2021 50m Butterfly S6 34.87
4 2021 400m Freestyle S6 5:05.30
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 400m Freestyle S6 5:06.51
3 2015 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:34.33
Heats 2015 50m Butterfly S6 35.47
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S6 34.06
4 2015 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:48.02
5 2015 100m Freestyle S6 1:09.52
2 2019 400m Freestyle S6 5:08.26
1 2019 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:27.15
4 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:42.12
1 2019 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:41.31
Heats 2019 50m Butterfly S6 40.25
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2021 100m Backstroke S6 1:24.25
14 2021 100m Freestyle S6 1:18.24
2 2021 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:42.89
1 2021 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:43.11
2 2021 400m Freestyle S6 5:10.89
2 2021 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:26.63
1 2021 50m Butterfly S6 32.96