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PANIBRATETS Ievgen
Sport Para swimming
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthKonotop, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2008 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Doctors encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Invasport: Mykolayiv, UKR
Name of coach
Tatiana Ilina [personal], UKR, from 2008
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Nicknames
Zhenya (Facebook profile, 20 Jan 2020)
Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the S2 50m freestyle at the 2016 European Championships in Funchal, Portugal. (paralympic.org, 19 Sep 2018; Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Victory." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he won the Strength of Spirit award for the Mykolayiv region of Ukraine. (nikcity.com, 14 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019)
Impairment
He fractured the C5-C6 vertebrae in his spine in an accident. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S2 2:38.48
8 2012 50m Backstroke S2 1:11.03
7 2012 50m Freestyle S2 1:08.75 Q
5 2016 100m Backstroke S2 2:07.00
5 2016 50m Backstroke S2 1:00.03
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 100m Backstroke S2 2:16.35
5 2015 200m Freestyle S2 4:43.44
4 2015 50m Backstroke S2 1:01.24
Heats 2019 50m Backstroke S3 1:02.56
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S3 1:08.43
Heats 2019 200m Freestyle S3 5:22.15
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 100m Freestyle S2 2:17.06
5 2014 50m Freestyle S2 1:04.45
5 2014 100m Backstroke S2 2:21.67
6 2014 50m Backstroke S2 1:06.95
3 2016 200m Freestyle S2 4:31.53
4 2016 100m Backstroke S2 2:22.42
1 2016 50m Freestyle S2 59.71
4 2016 50m Backstroke S2 1:00.86
7 2018 50m Backstroke S3 1:05.53
7 2018 200m Freestyle S3 4:48.65