Personal Information

Residence Kharkiv, UKR

Occupation Athlete, Coach

Languages Russian, Ukrainian

Higher education Coaching - Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University: Ukraine

World Cup--11
Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2019-11-22
World Championship--11
Wuxi (CHINA), 2018-07-20

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age nine in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Why this sport? "My brother began training, and when I went to watch him compete I liked it very much."

Club / Team Central Sports Club of the Armed Forces [UKR] / Unifeht Kharkiv [UKR]:

Name of coach Iryna Odokienko [personal], UKR

Handedness Left

International Debut

Year 2014

Competing for Ukraine

Tournament World Cup

Location Legnano, ITA

General Interest

Nicknames Roma (VK profile, 29 Oct 2018)

Hobbies Sports. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2018)

Most influential person in career Coach Iryna Odokienko, and his family. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2018)

Hero / Idol Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko, Venezuelan fencer Ruben Limardo. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2018)

Awards and honours He was named the 2018 Best Athlete of the Year in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. (shvsm.kharkov.ua, 28 Jan 2019)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (nffu.org.ua, 24 Apr 2019)

Famous relatives His older brother Bogdan Svichkar has competed in epee fencing at national level. (nffu.org.ua, 24 Apr 2019; uatv.ua, 06 Dec 2018)

Ambitions To win medals at the Olympic Games, the European championships and the world championships. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2018)


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