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OSTAPCHENKO Denys
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age19
Place of BirthMyrhorod, UKR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S3, SB3, SM3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Poltava, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2009 in Poltava, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Poltava Regional Youth Rehabilitation Sports School: Poltava, UKR
Name of coach
Galyna Boyko [personal], UKR, from 2009; Ilia Kalaida [personal], UKR
General Interest
Hobbies
Computers. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Receiving the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coach Galyna Boyko. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Through difficulties to the stars." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S4 1:40.37
3 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:41.20
5 2019 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  
4 2019 50m Backstroke S3 47.60
3 2019 50m Freestyle S3 46.09
2 2019 200m Freestyle S3 3:25.45
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 50m Backstroke S3 52.17
2 2018 200m Freestyle S3 3:42.03