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KALINA Andrei
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthSloviansk, URS
Height1.82 m
Weight 74 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Donbass State Pedagogical University: Sloviansk, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in February 2000 in Sloviansk, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Lokomotiv: Russia
Name of coach
Olga Baydalova, RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mar del Plata, ARG
General Interest
Hobbies
Psychology. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family, and his coaches. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He holds the titles of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine and the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born without a hand. (paralympic.org.ua, 14 Nov 2013)
Other information
FROM UKRAINE TO RUSSIAN FEDERATION
After competing for Ukraine between 2002 and 2013, he changed allegiance and began competing for the Russian Federation in March 2015. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He graduated in law from the Donbass Institute of Technique and Management in Kramatorsk, Ukraine. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2004 50m Freestyle S9 27.44
4 2004 100m Freestyle S9 59.46
1 2004 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:10.40
2 2004 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:22.13
9 2004 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
6 2004 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:37.52
6 2008 50m Freestyle S9 26.46
4 2008 100m Freestyle S9 57.12
1 2008 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:07.01
5 2008 100m Butterfly S9 1:02.00
2 2008 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:17.21
3 2008 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:19.89
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S9 1:13.15
1 2012 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:07.45
7 2012 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 3:59.17
6 2012 50m Freestyle S9 26.49
2 2012 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:16.38
7 2012 100m Freestyle S9 57.59
4 2012 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:15.48 Q
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2002 400m Freestyle S9 5:02.25
  2002 100m Backstroke S9  DNS
2 2002 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:18.69
  2002 5km Open Water  DNS
7 2006 50m Freestyle S9 27.13
5 2006 100m Freestyle S9 58.89
5 2006 400m Freestyle S9 4:31.66
1 2006 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:09.62
2 2006 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:19.27
6 2006 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:06.60
1 2010 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:07.37
2 2010 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:18.75
4 2010 100m Freestyle S9 57.76
5 2010 50m Freestyle S9 26.90
3 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:19.22
2 2013 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:17.70
1 2013 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:07.05
5 2013 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 3:56.90
3 2013 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:13.44
Heats 2015 100m Freestyle S9 1:02.76
1 2015 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:07.38
Heats 2015 100m Butterfly S9 1:04.12
1 2015 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 3:48.10
1 2015 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:06.09
2 2015 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:18.38