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Maksym SHEMBEREV
Sport Swimming
NOC Azerbaijan   
GenderMen
Born25 Sep 1993 in Kiev, UKR
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Russian
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Sergiy Bondar [personal], UKR
General Interest
Milestones
He became the first swimmer representing Azerbaijan to compete in a final event at the aquatics world championships when he finished sixth in the 400m individual medley at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 May 2021; swimswam.com, 27 Jul 2019)
Other information
UKRAINE TO AZERBAIJAN
He was born in Kiev and competed for Ukraine, including at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, before switching to represent Azerbaijan in 2015. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 May 2021; swimswam.com, 27 Jul 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
26 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:19.40
33 2012 London, ENG 200m Individual Medley 2:03.40
15 2012 London, ENG 400m Individual Medley 4:16.63
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Butterfly 1:56.78
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Individual Medley 4:14.10
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Individual Medley 2:03.49
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 400m Individual Medley 4:22.65
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:19.29
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 200m Breaststroke 2:13.18
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
18 2012 Istanbul, TUR 1500m Freestyle 14:58.08
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 400m Individual Medley 4:14.89
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 1:59.76
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:18.18
7 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Butterfly 1:56.73
5 2018 Glasgow, SCO 400m Individual Medley 4:14.77
  2018 Glasgow, SCO 800m Freestyle DNS
Heats 2016 London, ENG 400m Individual Medley 4:21.54
Heats 2016 London, ENG 200m Breaststroke 2:16.19
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 1500m Freestyle 15:32.64
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 800m Freestyle 8:06.78
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 400m Freestyle 3:59.44
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 200m Breaststroke 2:19.40
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:21.78
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:29.91
8 2012 Debrecen, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:19.24
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Breaststroke 2:14.38
7 2012 Debrecen, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:00.96
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:04.54
13 2010 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:22.45 
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 15:32.05
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:10.61
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 200m Breaststroke 2:16.93
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
17 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 400m Individual Medley 4:12.42 
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Butterfly 1:56.22
6 2013 Herning, DEN 400m Individual Medley 4:07.56
15 2013 Herning, DEN 1500m Freestyle 14:57.91
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 200m Individual Medley 2:01.42
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 200m Breaststroke 2:10.84
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:39.97
8 2012 Chartres, FRA 1500m Freestyle 14:55.77
5 2012 Chartres, FRA 400m Individual Medley 4:07.39
21 2010 Eindhoven, NED 200m Individual Medley 2:02.98
9 2010 Eindhoven, NED 400m Individual Medley 4:13.18
8 2010 Eindhoven, NED 1500m Freestyle 15:09.70
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2019 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 1:58.96
4 2019 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:18.83
4 2019 Kazan, RUS 200m Butterfly 1:58.53
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:19.38
20 2018   Overall Ranking  
1 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 1:58.45
2 2018 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:13.61
1 2018 Eindhoven, NED 1500m Freestyle 14:45.17
8 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 1:57.57
3 2018 Eindhoven, NED 400m Individual Medley 4:06.98
29 2017   Overall  
1 2017 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:06.72
2 2017 Doha, QAT 1500m Freestyle 14:43.79