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AFANASYEV Andrey
Sport Para swimming
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthKaraganda, KAZ
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Karaganda, KAZ
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming at age eight in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"I tried it once and liked it."
Club / Team
Karaganda Regional School of Para Sports: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Inga Gorbatova [personal], KAZ, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Kazakhstan
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in SB12 100m breaststroke at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico, and claiming two gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
The manager of the Karaganda Regional School of Para Sports in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (kazsports.kz, 20 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:40.75
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S12 1:14.42
8 2015 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:14.16
Heats 2015 100m Butterfly S13 1:16.05
8 2017 100m Backstroke S12 1:19.87
3 2017 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:14.82
8 2017 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:53.90
6 2017 100m Freestyle S12 1:03.68
Heats 2019 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:14.81
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S12 1:01.38
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2016 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:14.38
22 2016 100m Freestyle S13 1:02.14
14 2016 100m Backstroke S12 1:16.23
15 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:40.25
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 400m Freestyle S12 5:26.74
5 2014 100m Backstroke S12 1:17.73
3 2014 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:39.67
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:16.29
1 2014 4 x 100m Medley Relay 49 Points  
5 2014 100m Butterfly S12 1:18.94
1 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 4:23.95
10 2018 400m Freestyle S13 5:16.98
9 2018 100m Freestyle S13 1:00.75
9 2018 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:40.50
5 2018 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:13.35
12 2018 100m Backstroke S13 1:25.58
5 2018 50m Freestyle S12 27.85