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DUBOVOY Roman
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German, Russian
Higher education
Sports Management - Far East Federal University: Vladivostok, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age seven in 2002.
Why this sport?
His parents suggested that he try swimming, because they understood the value of physical education for children. The daughter of his parents' friends was already involved in the sport, and his parents asked if he wanted to try it.
Club / Team
Specialised Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS
Name of coach
Vladimir Revyakin
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
2009
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sometimes I did not like going to training, but I forced myself. Who I would become if I threw away swimming is a question I can easily answer. I do not live in a vacuum, and I see what happens when my peers have a lot of free time. I know that, if swimming went out of my life, everything would disappear. The idea of it is awful." (vdobryeruki.rf, 23 Oct 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (fss.org.ru, 20 Dec 2013)

In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland from the Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin. (rg.ru, 17 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 100m Butterfly S13 56.37
7 2012 100m Freestyle S13 53.84
2 2012 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:10.16
3 2012 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:07.06
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:12.62
3 2013 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:07.88
2 2013 100m Butterfly S13 56.36