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GOLINTOVSKII Alexander
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthLeningrad, URS
Height1.91 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Information Technology - St Petersburg State University of Telecommunications: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2000 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His grandmother introduced him to the sport, and he enjoyed working with his first coach Vladislav Kustov.
Club / Team
VoViS Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve: St. Petersburg, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Mironov, RUS, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha, Aleks (vvpress.ru, 22 Aug 2012; Instagram profile, 22 Feb 2015)
Hobbies
Travelling. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Shut up and swim." (Athlete, 27 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
For his achievements at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 31 Mar 2015)
Other information
EARLY DAYS
He lived in a small apartment with his mother and retired grandmother, and became the main source of income for the family when he began receiving sponsorship as an athlete. (vvpress.ru, 22 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Butterfly S13 1:03.26
8 2012 50m Freestyle S13 24.82
3 2012 100m Freestyle S13 53.45
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S13 1:06.68
3 2012 400m Freestyle S13 4:11.13
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2010 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:30.77
10 2010 50m Freestyle S13 25.97
8 2010 100m Freestyle S13 56.71
6 2010 100m Backstroke S13 1:06.33
5 2013 100m Butterfly S13 1:03.05
6 2013 50m Freestyle S13 24.90
5 2013 400m Freestyle S13 4:18.10
4 2013 100m Freestyle S13 54.00
4 2015 50m Freestyle S13 24.45
7 2015 400m Freestyle S13 4:13.88
3 2015 100m Freestyle S13 53.19
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 50m Freestyle S13 24.55
3 2014 100m Freestyle S13 53.13
6 2016 50m Freestyle S13 24.78
4 2016 100m Freestyle S13 54.02
5 2016 400m Freestyle S13 4:15.45
5 2016 100m Backstroke S13 1:03.98