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BASILOFF Iñaki
Sport Para swimming
NPC Argentina   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthNeuquén, ARG
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Neuquén, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 at the Alta Barda Club in Neuquen, Argentina.
Why this sport?
Doctors recommended the sport as therapy for his condition. "I started swimming as rehabilitation and then I realised I liked it so much."
Club / Team
Club Cipolletti [ARG] / Club Atletico River Plate [ARG]:
Name of coach
Marcela Delviso [Club Atletico River Plate], ARG; Jorge Garcia [Club Cipolletti], ARG
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Argentina
General Interest
Nicknames
Ina (Facebook profile, 28 Apr 2017)
Hobbies
Spending time with friends and family. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three bronze medals in total across the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico, and the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Jun 2021; Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian Para swimmer Guillermo Marro. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was presented with the Pehuen de Oro award as the Athlete of the Year in Neuquen, Argentina. (mejorinformado.com, 20 Dec 2019)

He was Argentina's flag bearer at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (aguanteneuquen.com.ar, 24 Nov 2020)
Other sports
He has competed in Para open water swimming at national level in Argentina. He has also represented Club Cipolletti in able-bodied swimming competitions. (tunoticia.com.ar, 01 Jul 2021; Canal 12 Trelew TV YouTube channel, 02 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (cariverplate.com.ar, 24 May 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of the neurological condition, transverse myelitis. The condition predominantly affects his lower limbs. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019; lmneuquen.com, 09 Aug 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2021 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:31.62
4 2021 400m Freestyle S7 4:38.99
7 2021 100m Backstroke S7 1:15.00
11 2021 50m Freestyle S7 30.27
7 2021 50m Butterfly S7 30.47
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2019 400m Freestyle S7 4:45.54
2 2019 100m Freestyle S7 1:04.88
2 2019 50m Freestyle S7 30.69
2 2019 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:32.96
2 2019 50m Butterfly S7 31.48
2 2019 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:41.42
2 2019 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:10.22
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2017 100m Backstroke S8 1:18.86
3 2017 400m Freestyle S8 4:53.94
3 2017 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:19.46
6 2019 50m Butterfly S7 31.88
3 2019 400m Freestyle S7 4:43.30
Heats 2019 100m Backstroke S7 1:16.23
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S7 1:05.48
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S7 31.57
2 2022 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:32.10
1 2022 400m Freestyle S7 4:38.87
3 2022 100m Backstroke S7 1:12.86
3 2022 50m Butterfly S7 29.61
Heats 2022 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points  DSQ
4 2022 100m Freestyle S7 1:02.53
8 2022 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:31.36