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SUKHAREV Sergey
Sport Para swimming
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthTogliatti, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Togliatti, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He swam before his accident, and once he could walk again his parents helped him to restart swimming.
Club / Team
Olymp Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve of Togliatti [RUS] / Samara Centre of Olympic Preparation [RUS]:
Name of coach
Galina Sukhareva [mother], RUS
Training Regime
He has two daily training sessions. During each session he swims up to 10km.
General Interest
Hobbies
Pigeon keeping, playing computer games. (sport-63.ru, 25 Mar 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (sport-63.ru, 25 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paraswim.ru, 11 Apr 2016)
Impairment
In 2015 a truck crashed into the car he was in, which caused serious brain injury. He spent three months in hospital and had to learn how to walk and talk again. (tlt.vkonline.ru, 10 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2013 50m Freestyle S7 28.88
3 2013 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:46.32
8 2013 100m Freestyle S7 1:09.25
Heats 2013 50m Butterfly S7 39.18
3 2015 100m Freestyle S7 1:03.27
Heats 2015 200m Individual Medley SM7 2:50.17
1 2015 50m Freestyle S7 28.32
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 50m Freestyle S7 28.32
3 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:40.35
4 2014 100m Freestyle S7 1:04.25
15 2016 100m Backstroke S7 1:25.78
8 2016 50m Butterfly S7 34.24
8 2016 200m Individual Medley SM7  DSQ
1 2016 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 3:52.45
1 2016 100m Freestyle S7 1:03.93
2 2016 50m Freestyle S7 28.52