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HONTAR Anna
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age16
Place of BirthKherson, UKR
Height1.62 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kherson, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five in Kherson, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors recommended her parents to take her to a swimming pool. After her first victory at a local swimming competition in May 2012 in Kherson, Ukraine, her coach Sergiy Seredenko got her parents interested in her further sports development.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Mykola Ilin [personal], UKR, from 2015
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Dublin, IRL
General Interest
Nicknames
Anya, Golden Fish (grivna.ks.ua, 18 May 2016)
Hobbies
Going for walks with friends. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 50m Butterfly S7 42.96
3 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:41.20
5 2019 100m Backstroke S7 1:23.72
4 2019 100m Freestyle S7 1:13.28
4 2019 50m Freestyle S7 33.46
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 50m Butterfly S7 53.61
2 2018 100m Backstroke S7 1:28.97
3 2018 50m Freestyle S7 35.23
3 2018 100m Freestyle S7 1:17.27