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KRAINYK Vasyl
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthDonetsk, UKR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Daria
Residence
Sloviansk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2005 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
One of his doctors encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Invasport: Ukraine
Name of coach
Borys Sokolov [personal], UKR, from 2016; Svitlana Toloknianyk [personal], UKR
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Ukraine
General Interest
Nicknames
Vasya (VK profile, 09 Mar 2020)
Hobbies
Travel. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 European Championships in Dublin, Ireland. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Discipline." (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; times.dn.ua, 03 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2019 100m Backstroke S14 1:02.12
6 2019 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:08.51
3 2019 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:10.42
Heats 2019 100m Butterfly S14 1:00.49
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 100m Breaststroke SB14 1:07.88
3 2018 100m Backstroke S14 1:01.74
3 2018 100m Butterfly S14 59.91
1 2018 200m Individual Medley SM14 2:12.72