Serhii Yemelianov (UKR)

Serhii Yemelianov (UKR)

UAUkraine
Paracanoe
Date of birth
28 May 1993
Height
176 cm
Weight
73 kg
Residence
Dnipropetrovsk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Biography

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the KL3 200m at the 2016 World Championships in Duisburg, Germany. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, US swimmer Michael Phelps, Azerbaijani sprint paddler Inna Osypenko-Radomska, British sprint paddler Ed McKeever, German sprint paddler Max Hoff. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In Ukraine he has received the title of Master of Sport in powerlifting and Master of Sport of International Class in para-canoe sprint. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Other sports
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine in powerlifting. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 29 Aug 2016)

International Debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Milan, ITA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up paddling at age eight in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, and began to pursue para-canoe in 2015.
Why this sport?
He had taken up paddling as a child, but after trying artistic gymnastics and powerlifting he switched back to para-canoe.
Club / Team
Ukraina: Ukraine
Name of coach
Vyacheslav Zagreba [personal], UKR, from 2015; Dmytro Sablin [personal], UKR, from 2015

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
World ChampionshipsKayak single KL3 200mGermany, Duisburg19 May 20162016Men40.4742Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsKayak single KL3 200mItaly, Milan21 August 20152015Men40.0645Best result
Paralympic GamesKayak single KL3 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro15 September 20162016Men39.8101Latest resultBest result