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ZHUMELA Denys
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age45
Place of BirthStakhanov, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S2, SB1, SM2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Higher education
Computer Science - Admiral Makarov National University: Mykolayiv, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2000.
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, creating web sites. (korabelov.info, 18 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he won the Strength of Spirit award for para-sports in the Mykolayiv region of Ukraine. (noc-sport.mk.ua, 25 Dec 2012)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (NPC Media Guide, 01 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He was swimming with friends in the Dnieper River in Ukraine, when he suffered a spinal injury after diving into the water. (korabelov.info, 18 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2004 50m Freestyle S2 1:17.31
4 2004 100m Freestyle S2 2:39.80
5 2004 200m Freestyle S2 5:33.02
7 2004 50m Backstroke S2 1:17.88
5 2008 50m Freestyle S2 1:12.04
7 2008 100m Freestyle S2 2:35.90
4 2008 200m Freestyle S2 5:16.30 
7 2008 50m Backstroke S2 1:15.40
7 2012 200m Freestyle S2 5:26.76
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S2 2:33.86
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2006 50m Freestyle S2 1:14.60
3 2006 100m Freestyle S2 2:33.98
4 2006 200m Freestyle S2 5:18.27
4 2006 50m Backstroke S2 1:12.99
9 2006 50m Butterfly S4 1:50.51
6 2006 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:06.60
9 2010 50m Freestyle S2 1:15.91
8 2010 200m Freestyle S2 5:47.07
8 2010 50m Backstroke S2 1:15.32
8 2010 100m Freestyle S2 2:43.72