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GRANICHKA Andrei
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthSevastopol, UKR
Height1.65 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sevastopol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Sevastopol Institute of Economics and Humanities
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2005 in Sevastopol.
Why this sport?
"My parents brought me to a swimming pool. I got used to be there and liked doing swimming."
Club / Team
Invasport: Sevastopol, UKR
Name of coach
Irina Mashchenko
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Glasgow, SCO
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, going out with friends. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in S6 400m freestyle at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (nnov.kp.ru, 23 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 400m Freestyle S6 5:06.51
3 2015 100m Breaststroke SB5 1:34.33
Heats 2015 50m Butterfly S6 35.47
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S6 34.06
4 2015 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:48.02
5 2015 100m Freestyle S6 1:09.52