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ZHDANOV Roman
Sport Para swimming
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthGorno-Altaysk, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Residence
Biysk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 in Gorno-Altaysk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Zarya Sports Complex: Biysk, RUS
Name of coach
Elena Sokolova [personal], RUS, from 2012
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Roma (VK profile, 10 Mar 2021)
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 25 Feb 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach and his parents. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
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 2015 Best Athletes of the Altai region in the Russian Federation. (info-vb.ru, 18 Feb 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2021 50m Breaststroke SB3 46.49
3 2021 100m Freestyle S4 1:26.95
6 2021 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:35.66
1 2021 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:21.17
3 2021 200m Freestyle S4 2:58.48
11 2021 50m Freestyle S4 42.18
1 2021 50m Backstroke S4 40.99
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 200m Freestyle S4 3:03.27
4 2015 50m Freestyle S4 39.80
3 2015 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:37.63
1 2015 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:25.24
2 2015 100m Freestyle S4 1:23.92
Heats 2015 100m Breaststroke SB4  DNS
1 2015 50m Backstroke S4 43.81
1 2019 100m Freestyle S4 1:21.28
1 2019 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:26.27
3 2019 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:30.39
3 2019 50m Backstroke S4 43.52
3 2019 50m Freestyle S4 39.14
1 2019 200m Freestyle S4 2:53.06
3 2019 50m Breaststroke SB3 49.34
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 100m Freestyle S5 1:24.51
4 2014 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:59.39
Heat 2014 50m Butterfly S5 46.24
3 2014 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:19.42
3 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:36.93
4 2014 200m Freestyle S5 2:54.24
3 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:50.40
7 2014 50m Freestyle S5 42.14
3 2014 50m Backstroke S5 41.27
1 2016 100m Freestyle S4 1:24.24
1 2016 50m Backstroke S4 43.52
5 2016 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:52.92
6 2016 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:50.73
1 2016 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:29.89
1 2016 200m Freestyle S4 3:02.28
1 2016 50m Freestyle S4 39.57
1 2021 50m Breaststroke SB3 48.40
2 2021 100m Freestyle S4 1:24.08
1 2021 150m Individual Medley SM4 2:22.38
1 2021 50m Backstroke S4 41.92
3 2021 50m Freestyle S4 39.98
2 2021 200m Freestyle S4 2:54.74