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Igor
Chervynskiy
UkraineUkraine, UKR
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
16 December 1981
Height
181 cm
Weight
71 kg
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to learn to swim.
Club / Team
Central Sports Club of the Armed Forces: Ukraine
Name of coach
Yury Vereitinov [national], UKR

International Debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Italy

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver and bronze medals in swimming at the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2017; Athlete, 12 Jan 2016)
Other sports
He represented Ukraine in swimming at the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2018)