Serhiy Klippert

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Serhiy Klippert
Medal record
Swimming
Representing  Ukraine
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 4x100 metre freestyle - 49 points
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 4x100 metre medley - 49 points
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 100 metre backstroke - S12
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 100 metre backstroke - S12
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 100 metre freestyle - S12
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 4x60 metre relay - S12
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 100 metre breaststroke - SB12
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 200m individual medley - SM12
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 400 metre freestyle - S12
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London 400m metre freestyle - S12
IPC Swimming World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2015 Glasgow 100 m backstroke (S12)
IPC European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Funchal 100 m backstroke – S12

Sergii Klippert (born 31 March 1989) is a Paralympic swimmer from Ukraine competing mainly in category S12 events.[1]

Swimming career[edit]

Klippert has competed at three Paralympic games, in 2004, 2008 and 2012, winning a total of ten medals including two gold. In the 2004 games he competed in the 100m breaststroke, 200m individual medley and 400m freestyle as well as winning silver in the 100m backstroke behind Belarusian Raman Makarau who set a new Paralympic games record he was also part of the Ukrainian teams that won the 4 × 100 m freestyle and 4 × 100 m medley gold medals, both in world record times. In Beijing in 2008 he finished fourth in the 100m butterfly as well as finishing second in the 100m freestyle behind his compatriot Maksym Veraksa who won in a new world record time. He also finished second in the 100m backstroke behind world record breaker Alexander Nevolin-Svetov of Russia, he then finished behind both Maksym and Alexander in the 50m freestyle and 200m medley and picked up further bronzes in the 400m freestyle and 100m breaststroke. [2]

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