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BOKI Ihar
Sport Para swimming
NPC Belarus   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthBabruysk, BLR
Height1.90 m
Weight 78 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Belarusian State University: Minsk, BLR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2000.
Name of coach
Gennady Vishnyakov, BLR
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Belarus
General Interest
Nicknames
The Beast (paralympic.org, 07 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To achieve the result you should believe in yourself." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named Male Para Swimmer of the Year in swimswam.com's Swammy Awards in 2015 and 2016. (swimswam.com, 30 Dec 2016; swimswam.com, 28 Dec 2015)
Other information
MOST DECORATED BELARUSIAN
As of 2018 he is the most decorated Belarusian Para athlete from any sport, winter or summer, in terms of total Paralympic medals won, with 13 in total. He is also the most decorated Belarusian Para athlete in terms of gold medals, with 11 in total. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012 100m Butterfly S13 55.50
2 2012 50m Freestyle S13 24.07
1 2012 100m Freestyle S13 51.91
1 2012 100m Backstroke S13 56.97
1 2012 400m Freestyle S13 3:58.78
1 2012 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:06.30
7 2012 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:08.98
1 2016 100m Butterfly S13 53.85
1 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:04.02 
3 2016 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:06.71 
1 2016 400m Freestyle S13 3:55.62 
1 2016 50m Freestyle S13 23.44
1 2016 100m Freestyle S13 50.90 
1 2016 100m Backstroke S13 56.68 
World Championships - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:12.84
1 2010 100m Butterfly S13 57.28
9 2010 50m Freestyle S13 25.81
1 2010 400m Freestyle S13 4:06.91
11 2010 100m Freestyle S13 58.52
1 2010 100m Backstroke S13 59.90
1 2013 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:03.79
1 2013 100m Butterfly S13 54.99
Heats 2013 50m Freestyle S13  DNS
1 2013 400m Freestyle S13 3:55.56
1 2013 100m Backstroke S13 56.99
1 2013 100m Freestyle S13 51.05
1 2015 50m Freestyle S13 23.20
1 2015 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:04.06
1 2015 100m Backstroke S13 56.74
1 2015 400m Freestyle S13 3:59.48
2 2015 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:07.11
1 2015 100m Freestyle S13 50.85
1 2015 100m Butterfly S13 54.44
1 2017 100m Backstroke S13 57.45
1 2017 400m Freestyle S13 4:03.74
1 2017 100m Butterfly S13 54.75
1 2017 50m Freestyle S13 23.53
1 2017 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:06.17
1 2017 100m Freestyle S13 52.24
1 2017 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:07.50
European Championships - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 50m Freestyle S13 23.21
1 2014 100m Freestyle S13 51.24
1 2016 100m Butterfly S13 54.65
1 2016 50m Freestyle S13 23.61
3 2016 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:07.25
1 2016 100m Freestyle S13 50.87
1 2016 400m Freestyle S13 3:56.97
1 2016 100m Backstroke S13 56.81
1 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:05.34
1 2018 100m Butterfly S13 53.95
1 2018 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:05.97
1 2018 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:04.19
1 2018 400m Freestyle S13 4:01.12
1 2018 100m Backstroke S13 57.00
1 2018 100m Freestyle S13 50.65
1 2018 50m Freestyle S13 23.77