Maksym Veraksa

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Maksym Veraksa
Medal record
Swimming
Competitor for  Ukraine
Paralympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing 100 metre breaststroke - SB12
Gold 2008 Beijing 100 metre freestyle - S12
Gold 2008 Beijing 200m individual medley - SM12
Gold 2008 Beijing 50 metre freestyle - S12
Bronze 2008 Beijing 100 metre backstroke - S12
Gold 2012 London 200m individual medley - SM12
Gold 2012 London 100 metre freestyle - S12
Gold 2012 London 50 metre freestyle - S12
Bronze 2012 London 100 metre breaststroke - SB12

Maksym Veraksa is a paralympic swimmer from Ukraine competing mainly in category S12 events.

Maksym competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics and 2012 Summer Paralympic as part of the Ukrainian paralympic team. There he competed in 5 events winning 5 medals, 4 of them gold. In the 100m Backstroke he finished third behind Russia's Alexander Nevolin-Svetov and fellow Ukrainian Sergii Klippert who both swam quicker than the previous world record. Maksym however got revenge beating both athletes in the 50m and 100m freestyle, the 200m individual medley and beating Sergei in the 100m Breaststroke all in world record times. In the London there he winning 4 medals, 3 of them gold. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maksym Veraksa's profile on paralympic.org