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KLIPPERT Sergiy
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthSloviansk, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dnipro, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Donbass State Pedagogical University: Sloviansk, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 1998 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Donetsk, UKR
Name of coach
Svitlana Toloknianyk [personal], UKR; Gennady Vdovychenko, UKR
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing chess, reading. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
His performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Most influential person in career
Ukrainian Para swimmer Oleksandr Mashchenko. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian boxers Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk, Ukrainian Para swimmer Viktor Smyrnov, Ukrainian/Azerbaijani swimmer Maksym Shemberev, Ukrainian fencer Olga Kharlan. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)
Awards and honours
He received Orders for Merit [third and second class] in Ukraine in recognition of his performances at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016, 17 Sep 2012)

He was decorated with the Orders for Courage [second and first class] in recognition of his achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2008. (swim.dn.ua, 2014)

In 2004 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; swim.dn.ua, 01 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He graduated in physical education from Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education in Ukraine. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 400m Freestyle S12 4:34.71
2 2004 100m Backstroke S12 1:04.01
4 2004 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:14.03
4 2004 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:20.10
1 2004 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 3:45.97
1 2004 4 x 100m Medley Relay 49 Points 4:13.65
3 2008 50m Freestyle S12 24.98
2 2008 100m Freestyle S12 53.81
3 2008 400m Freestyle S12 4:19.46
2 2008 100m Backstroke S12 1:00.31
3 2008 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:09.83
4 2008 100m Butterfly S12 1:00.72
3 2008 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:14.05
3 2012 400m Freestyle S12 4:17.12
Heats 2012 100m Butterfly S12 1:04.29
4 2012 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:15.30
7 2012 100m Freestyle S12 1:00.25
3 2012 100m Backstroke S12 1:01.55
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S12 25.58
4 2012 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:10.75
7 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:16.47 
5 2016 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:10.55 
1 2016 100m Backstroke S12 59.77
7 2016 50m Freestyle S12 25.00 
4 2016 100m Freestyle S13 53.64 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2006 50m Freestyle S12 25.37
4 2006 100m Freestyle S12 56.73
2 2006 400m Freestyle S12 4:23.94
4 2006 100m Backstroke S12 1:04.84
4 2006 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:14.05
2 2006 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:16.75
1 2006 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points 3:48.16
1 2006 4 x 100m Medley Relay 49 Points 4:07.14
Heats 2013 100m Freestyle S12 56.24
3 2013 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:14.79
4 2013 400m Freestyle S12 4:24.15
3 2013 100m Backstroke S12 1:01.61
5 2013 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:11.65
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:19.86
2 2015 100m Backstroke S12 1:01.28
5 2015 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:11.50
6 2015 50m Freestyle S12 24.84
Heats 2015 100m Freestyle S13 54.80
5 2019 100m Backstroke S12 1:02.22
6 2019 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:09.31 Q
5 2019 100m Freestyle S12 53.84
1 2019 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 49 Points  
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:11.83
2 2014 100m Backstroke S12 1:00.78
3 2014 200m Individual Medley SM12 2:15.19
4 2014 50m Freestyle S12 24.44
9 2016 100m Breaststroke SB12 1:13.55
7 2016 100m Freestyle S13 54.11
1 2016 100m Backstroke S12 1:01.20
6 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:15.38
2 2018 100m Backstroke S12 1:00.25
4 2018 100m Freestyle S12 55.01