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    Dmytro Vynohradets

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    Ukraine Ukraine Para swimming 25 May 1985

    Ukraine

    Dmytro Vynohradets' of Ukraine celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 50m Backstroke - S3 Final at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

    Biography

    Human Interest
    Data Value
    Impairment Information
    Origin of Impairment Acquired
    Classification S4, SB3, SM4
    Further Personal Information
    Residence Poltava, UKR
    Occupation Athlete
    Languages Russian, Ukrainian
    Higher education Engineering, Technical Studies - Poltava State Agrarian Academy: Ukraine
    Sport Specific Information
    When and where did you begin this sport? He began training in 2004 in Poltava, Ukraine.
    Why this sport? He became involved in the sport as part of his rehabilitation.
    Club / Team Poltava Regional Rehabilitation and Sports School for the Disabled: Ukraine
    Name of coach Galyna Boyko [personal], UKR
    International Debut
    Year 2006
    Competing for Ukraine
    General Interest
    Nicknames Dima (VK profile, 04 Jun 2017)
    Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in the S3 200m freestyle at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
    Most influential person in career Coach Galyna Boyko. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
    Sporting philosophy / motto "Only victory." (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
    Awards and honours He received the Orders for Merits in Ukraine in recognition of his achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016, 17 Sep 2012, 07 Oct 2008)

    He received the 2015 Ukrainian Sports Hero of the Year award in the Strong Spirit category. (xsport.ua, 30 Mar 2017)

    He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019)
    Impairment He has sustained an injury to his spine. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)

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