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Igor CHERVYNSKIY
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Born16 Dec 1981 in Kharkov, URS
Height1.81 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to learn how to swim.
Club / Team
Kharkiv School of Supreme Sports Skill [UKR] / Armed Forces Sports Society [UKR]:
Name of coach
Yury Vereitinov [personal], UKR
International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Italy
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning one silver and one bronze medal in swimming at the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Athlete, 20 Oct 2020)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 21 Dec 2021)
Other sports
He represented Ukraine in swimming at the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jun 2018)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2004 Athens, GRE 1500m Freestyle 15:12.58 
7 2000 Sydney, AUS 1500m Freestyle 15:08.80
Heat 2000 Sydney, NSW, AUS 400m Freestyle 3:59.84
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
15 2005 Montreal, CAN 1500m Freestyle 15:28.49 
Heats 2005 Montreal, QC, CAN 800m Freestyle 7:59.09
3 2003 Barcelona, ESP 800m Freestyle 7:53.15
Heats 2003 Barcelona, ESP 400m Freestyle 3:55.81
2 2003 Barcelona, ESP 1500m Freestyle 15:01.04
12 2001 Fukuoka, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:01.52
4 2001 Fukuoka, JPN 1500m Freestyle 15:06.13
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
26 2002 Moscow, RUS 400m Freestyle 3:53.02
14 2002 Moscow, RUS 1500m Freestyle 15:14.67
6 2002 Moscow, RUS 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
14 2000 Athens, GRE 400m Freestyle 3:51.70
2 2000 Athens, GRE 1500m Freestyle 14:48.20
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2004 Madrid, ESP 1500m Freestyle 15:11.94
15 2004 Madrid, ESP 400m Freestyle 3:58.21
3 2002 Berlin, GER 1500m Freestyle 15:07.65
10 2000 Helsinki, FIN 400m Freestyle 3:57.18
1 2000 Helsinki, FIN 1500m Freestyle 15:05.31
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
16 2002 Riesa, GER 400m Freestyle 3:50.77
6 2002 Riesa, GER 1500m Freestyle 15:00.63
7 2001 Antwerp, BEL 1500m Freestyle 15:07.11
22 2001 Antwerp, BEL 400m Freestyle 3:55.87
3 2000 Valencia, ESP 1500m Freestyle 14:56.36
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
52 2019 Gwangju, KOR 10km 1:52:45.2
34 2017 Budapest, HUN 10km 1:54:27.2
27 2017 Budapest, HUN 5km 55:13.9
24 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km 55:32.2
25 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 1:50:57.3
19 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:49:40.6
  2013 Barcelona, ESP 25km  DNF
10 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 53:38.4
21 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km 1:54:58.7
30 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 58:28.5
  2009 Rome, ITA 10km  DSQ
19 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 10km 1:56:14.36
6 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 5km 57:06.0
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
28 2021 Budakalász, HUN 10km 1:54:10.2
16 2018 Glasgow, SCO 5km 53:18.4
22 2018 Glasgow, SCO 10km 1:50:58.4
23 2016 Hoorn, NED 10km 1:55:59.5
19 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 1:50:14.6
16 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 2:00:00.7
5 2012 Piombino, ITA 25km 5:04:38.7
6 2012 Piombino, ITA 5km - Team Time Trial 1:01:54.3
19 2011 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:54:17.5
15 2011 Eilat, ISR 5 km 56:27.9
8 2011 Eilat, ISR 25km 5:09:04.3
6 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 25km 5:19:50.7
9 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:54:36.3
9 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 5km - Team Time Trial 1:04:13.1
21 2008 Dubrovnik, CRO 10km 1:55:45.7
16 2008 Dubrovnik, CRO 25km 4:49:26.7
23 2006 Budapest, HUN 10km 2:03:20.7
18 2006 Budapest, HUN 5km 57:50.0 
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
82 2021   10km  
60 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 2:02:36.5
55 2021 Doha, QAT 10km 2:03:53.0
  2020   10km  
52 2020 Doha, QAT 10km 1:51:07.7
71 2019   10km  
55 2019 Doha, QAT 10km 1:54:10.1
15 2019 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:38:59.00
69 2018   10km  
55 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:58:38.9
24 2018 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:57:18.80
39 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:48:53.30
8 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:57:57.9
21 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:56:35.6
12 2015 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:55:10.80
7 2012   10km  
18 2012 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:58:19.01
7 2012 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:52:40.35
28 2012 Santos, BRA 10km 2:12:34.12
10 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:51:01.29
13 2012 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:56:15
5 2011 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:40:38.5
5 2010 Setúbal, POR 10km 2:01:13.3
8 2010 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:59:22.62