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GARASHCHENKO Kyrylo
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age24
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
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
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, he received the Order For Merits [third class] in Ukraine. (zakon.rada.gov.ua, 16 Sep 2021)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2021)
Other sports
He competed in able-bodied swimming at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 May 2022)
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)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2021 100m Butterfly S13 58.63
6 2021 100m Backstroke S13 1:02.13
2 2021 400m Freestyle S13 4:02.07
5 2021 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:13.71
3 2021 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 3:55.15
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
1 2022 100m Freestyle S13 53.29
7 2022 100m Backstroke S13 1:03.63
2 2022 50m Freestyle S13 24.35
1 2022 400m Freestyle S13 4:04.40
2 2022 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:12.38
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
4 2021 100m Butterfly S13 58.23
2 2021 100m Freestyle S13 52.34
4 2021 100m Backstroke S13 1:01.41
3 2021 50m Freestyle S13 24.24
3 2021 400m Freestyle S13 4:04.35
1 2021 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 3:57.31
3 2021 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:12.94