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GARASHCHENKO Kyrylo
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthZaporozhye, UKR
Height1.77 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zaporozhye, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2004.
Why this sport?
His parents enrolled him in the sport.
Club / Team
Invasport: Zaporozhye, UKR
Name of coach
Iryna Pavelyeva, UKR; Natalia Samorodina [personal], UKR, from 2017
Training Regime
He swims between six and eight kilometres per training session, and does gym work to improve strength and endurance.
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius." (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)
Impairment
He competed for the Ukrainian able-bodied swimming team before he started having vision problems, so he switched to Para swimming. (iz.com.ua, 28 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 400m Freestyle S13 4:01.67
4 2019 100m Backstroke S13 1:01.67
3 2019 100m Freestyle S13 52.40
3 2019 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:12.24
7 2019 100m Butterfly S13 59.08
1 2019 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 3:51.85
4 2019 50m Freestyle S13 24.53
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:12.42
2 2018 400m Freestyle S13 4:03.01
2 2018 100m Backstroke S13 1:01.20
1 2018 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 3:54.70
2 2018 100m Freestyle S13 52.57
2 2018 50m Freestyle S13 24.61