Oleksii Fedyna

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Oleksii Fedyna
Medal record
Swimming
Competitor for  Ukraine
Paralympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing 50 metre freestyle - S13
Gold 2008 Beijing 100 metre breaststroke - SB13
Gold 2008 Beijing 200m individual medley - SM13
Silver 2008 Beijing 100 metre backstroke - S13
Silver 2008 Beijing 100 metre freestyle - S13
Gold 2012 London 100 metre breaststroke - SB13
Bronze 2012 London 50 metre freestyle - S13
IPC European Championships
Gold 2014 Eindhoven 100m breaststroke SB12

Oleksii Fedyna is a visually impaired Paralympic swimmer from Ukraine competing in S13 events.

Oleksii competed in seven events at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing winning five medals, three of them gold. He made the final, but missed out on medals in the 100m butterfly and 400m freestyle, he also won silver medals in both the 100m backstroke and freestyle, on both occasions behind Greece's Charalampos Taiganidis who set world records in both events, his gold medals came in the 50m freestyle, 100m breaststroke and 200m medley setting world records in each of the events in the process.[1]

As of February 2013, he remains IPC world record holder in his classification for the 50 metres freestyle and 100 metres breaststroke events.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oleksii Fedyna's profile on paralympic.org
  2. ^ "IPC Swimming World Records - Long Course". Retrieved 2 February 2013.