Residence Kharkiv, UKR
Languages Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education Coaching - Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University: Ukraine
License number 18061993001
|Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2019-11-22|
|Wuxi (CHINA), 2018-07-20|
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 Armed Forces: Ukraine
Name of coach Volodymyr Stankevych Sr. [national, personal], UKR; Iryna Odokienko [personal], UKR
Hobbies Travelling, wakeboarding, kart racing, water skiing. (noc-ukr.org, 13 Jul 2021; Athlete, 12 Aug 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in the individual epee at the 2018 World Championships in Wuxi, People's Republic of China. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 May 2021; Athlete, 09 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career Coach Iryna Odokienko, and her family. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2018)
Hero / Idol Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko, Venezuelan fencer Ruben Limardo. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2018)
Awards and honours He was part of the Ukrainian epee team that was named the 2019 Team of the Year by the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. (noc-ukr.org, 09 Mar 2020)
In 2019 and 2018 he was named Athlete of the Year in Olympic Sports in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. (shvsm.kharkov.ua, 14 Dec 2019, 28 Jan 2019)
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 21 Dec 2021)
Famous relatives His older brother Bogdan Svichkar has competed in epee fencing at national level. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; nffu.org.ua, 25 Dec 2019)
Ambitions To win medals at the Olympic Games, the European championships and the world championships. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2019)
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