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SAMARIN Eduard
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthBor, URS
Height1.80 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Yulia, daughter Alyona
Residence
Bor, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Nizhny Novgorod State University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in 1994 in Bor, Russia.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to try the sport and he enjoyed it.
Club / Team
Quartz: Bor, RUS
Name of coach
Valentina Kazakova, RUS, from 1994
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Russia
Location
Argentina
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 24 May 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver and bronze at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 24 May 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 May 2016)

In 2012 he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland from the president of Russia. (pravo.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
14 2008 50m Freestyle S10 26.78
17 2008 100m Freestyle S10 58.63
8 2008 400m Freestyle S10 4:28.25
14 2008 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:30.93
8 2008 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 4:10.52
Heats 2012 100m Butterfly S9 1:03.17
Heats 2012 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:18.05
3 2012 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
Heat 2012 400m Freestyle S9 4:38.10
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:29.14
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S9 1:00.73
2 2012 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:09.08 Q
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2002 400m Freestyle S10 4:44.51
12 2002 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:27.62
11 2002 100m Butterfly S10 1:13.39
14 2002 5km Open Water 1:08:50
22 2006 50m Freestyle S10 27.70
19 2006 100m Freestyle S10 59.45
13 2006 400m Freestyle S10 4:37.53
5 2010 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:17.38
15 2010 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:47.18
13 2010 100m Freestyle S9 1:00.68
10 2010 400m Freestyle S9 4:39.19
12 2010 50m Freestyle S9 27.70
2 2010 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 4:15.46
10 2010 5km Open Water S1-S10 1:07:32.90
Heats 2013 100m Freestyle S9 1:00.09
Heats 2013 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:29.52
5 2013 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:17.43
Heats 2013 400m Freestyle S9 4:58.27
Heats 2013 100m Butterfly S9 1:04.22
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2016 50m Freestyle S9 27.51
7 2016 100m Butterfly S9 1:06.73
7 2016 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:28.36
6 2016 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:19.72
12 2016 400m Freestyle S9 5:04.88