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Hryhory PEKARSKI
Sport Swimming
NOC Belarus   
GenderMen
Born08 Jan 1998
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Anatomical Studies, Physiology - Mogilev State A. Kuleshov University: Belarus
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Mogilev, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"My grandmother enrolled me in swimming. In childhood she helped and raised me while my parents were at work."
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Training for Water Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Olga Yaskevich [personal]
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The main thing is to believe in yourself and your strengths, to learn from your mistakes." (sportbass.by, 06 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2016 Best Junior Swimmer of the Year in Belarus. (pressball.by, 13 Dec 2017)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (blrswimming.by, 24 Apr 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Backstroke 23.77
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Butterfly 51.22
5 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Butterfly 22.35
5 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:37.97
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Butterfly 51.41
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Butterfly 23.14
6 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
8 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  DSQ
8 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:10.59
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 25.69
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 50.38
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 54.10
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 23.43
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 24.24
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 22.60
8 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 50.60
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 48.19
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.93
Semifinal 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Backstroke 23.65
Semifinal 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 22.89
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Freestyle 50.56
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle 22.09
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Butterfly 51.72
8 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:25.80
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Butterfly 23.06
Semifinal 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 100m Butterfly 50.84
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2019 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 23.68
5 2019 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 23.47
4 2019 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:56.43