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KVASNYTSIA Marian
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthLviv, UKR
Height1.61 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Lviv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Lviv State University of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Lviv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors advised him to start swimming for rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Invasport: Lviv, UKR
Name of coach
Olena Salnikova [personal], UKR
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Ukraine
General Interest
Hobbies
Cars. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the S7 100m backstroke at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
French footballer Zinedine Zidane. (Athlete, 19 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You need to work with pleasure so you achieve success." (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)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2019)
Impairment
He has arthrogryposis, a condition that causes joint curvatures. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2012 100m Backstroke S7  DSQ
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S7 1:09.04
8 2012 400m Freestyle S7 5:04.92
4 2016 100m Backstroke S7 1:13.48
7 2016 50m Butterfly S7 32.37 
6 2016 400m Freestyle S7 4:57.54
8 2016 100m Freestyle S7 1:06.76 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 400m Freestyle S7 5:07.25
4 2013 100m Backstroke S7 1:14.40
Heats 2013 50m Butterfly S7 36.85
6 2015 100m Freestyle S7 1:06.11
3 2015 400m Freestyle S7 5:00.73
4 2015 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
2 2015 100m Backstroke S7 1:13.16
Heats 2019 50m Butterfly S7 33.58
Heats 2019 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:48.97
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 400m Freestyle S7 5:02.89
3 2014 100m Backstroke S7 1:13.94
2 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:00.20
4 2016 100m Backstroke S7 1:13.65
6 2016 50m Butterfly S7 33.20
4 2016 400m Freestyle S7 5:01.33
5 2016 100m Freestyle S7 1:05.70
2 2018 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 3:53.92
5 2018 50m Freestyle S7 29.65
6 2018 400m Freestyle S7 5:03.56