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KHORLIN Dmitriy
Sport Para swimming
NPC Uzbekistan   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthTashkent, UZB
Height1.92 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tashkent, UZB
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Uzbek State Institute of Physical Education: Tashkent, UZB
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age nine in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to live an active life.
Club / Team
Kashkadarya Swim Club: Uzbekistan
Name of coach
Sergey Khorlin [personal, father], UZB, from 2006
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Uzbekistan
Location
Saint-Dizier, FRA
General Interest
Nicknames
Dima (VK profile, 22 Apr 2020)
Hobbies
Reading, listening to music. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea and competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Athlete, 27 Sep 2017; Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father, Sergey, who is also his coach. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The impossible is possible, you just need to believe in yourself." (Athlete, 11 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Jasorat [Valour] Medal in Uzbekistan. (gazeta.uz, 22 Sep 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Uzbekistan. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2020)
Impairment
He has a congenital astigmatism. (qashqadaryogz.uz, 27 Jan 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:15.18 
3 2016 400m Freestyle S13 4:06.63 
10 2016 50m Freestyle S12 25.59 
10 2016 100m Freestyle S13 55.12 
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 400m Freestyle S13 4:09.36
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S12 25.78
Heats 2015 100m Freestyle S13 56.14
5 2019 400m Freestyle S13 4:13.17
7 2019 100m Butterfly S12 1:01.13
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S12 25.63
8 2019 100m Freestyle S12 54.86
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 50m Freestyle S12 25.66
1 2014 400m Freestyle S12 4:14.12
1 2014 100m Freestyle S12 56.50
1 2018 400m Freestyle S13 4:09.23
3 2018 100m Freestyle S13 53.97
1 2018 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:14.20
14 2018 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:22.69
3 2018 100m Butterfly S13 59.52
1 2018 50m Freestyle S12 25.29