Serhii Yemelianov (UKR)

UAUkraine
Date of birth:
28 Mai 1993
Languages:
Russian, Ukrainian
Federation:
UKRAINIAN CANOE FEDERATION
Serhii Yemelianov (UKR)

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY
Classification
KL3 (sport.unian.net, 28 Aug 2017)

Awards
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)

PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Dnipropetrovsk
OCCUPATION
Athlete
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
He took up paddling at age eight in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, and began to pursue Para canoe in 2015.
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
He had taken up paddling as a child, but after trying artistic gymnastics and powerlifting he switched back to Para canoe.
HOBBIES
Sports, running, going to the gym
CLUB
Ukraina [Ukraine]
NAME OF COACH
Vyacheslav Zagreba [personal], UKR, from 2015
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2015
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Italy
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Championships
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Milan
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 2017 World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic, and 2017 European Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
His family
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
AMBITIONS
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo
OTHER INFORMATION
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
2KL32016Duisburg, GER40.474
5KL32015Milan, ITA40.064
CLASSIFICATION
KL3
OTHER SPORTS
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine in powerlifting.