Andrei Minakov

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2018 Youth Olympic Games (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Minakov won gold in the 100 fly (51.12), breaking the Russian record owned by Egor Kuimov (51.16).

2019 World Championships (Gwangju, South Korea)

Minakov earned a silver medal in the 100 fly, clocking a national record 50.83, besting the mark he set in the event semifinals (50.94). Minakov finished second behind American Caeleb Dressel (49.66).

Minakov was a member of the 400 medley relay team that set a national record (3:28.81) en route to a bronze medal. Minakov swam the third leg in 50.54. Evgeny Rylov (52.57), Kirill Prigoda (58.68) and Vlad Morozov (47.02) rounded out the lineup. The Russians finished third behind Great Britain and the United States.

2019 World Junior Championships (Budapest, Hungary)

Minakov started his championships in the 400 free relay, where he had a 47.82 to help Russia earn silver behind the USA.

On day 2, Minakov swam fly on Russia’s mixed 400 medley relay, splitting 51.66 to help Russia earn another silver behind the US.

On day 3, Minakov earned his first gold medal of the championships, touching first in the 100 fly with a time of 51.25. Later in the session, Minakov swam 2nd on Russia’s mixed 400 free relay, once again splitting a 48.21, helping Russia to it’s 3rd relay silver in as many days.

Minakov touched for 1st once again in the 100 free on the final day of competition, earning gold in a time of 48.73. He finished off his program in the 4×100 medley relay, where he helped power Russia to it’s first relay gold of the meet, splitting 50.93 on the butterfly leg.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Silver 100 Fly 2019 World Championships
Bronze 400 Medley Relay 2019 World Championships
Gold 100 Free 2019
Gold 100 Fly 2019
Gold 400 Medley Relay 2019
Silver 50 Fly 2019
Silver 400 Freestyle Relay 2019
Silver 400 Mixed Free Relay 2019
Silver 400 Mixed Medley Relay 2019

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 50 Free 20.43 12/01/17 2017 PN AP 69th Annual Husky Invite
Federal Way, Washington
scy 100 Free 43.94 12/03/17 2017 PN AP 69th Annual Husky Invite
Federal Way, Washington
scy 100 Fly 46.59 12/02/17 2017 PN AP 69th Annual Husky Invite
Federal Way, Washington
lcm 100 Free 48.50 04/10/19 Russian Championships
Moscow, Russia
lcm 50 Fly 23.39 08/24/19 2019 World Junior Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 100 Fly 50.83 07/27/18 World Championships
Gwangju, Korea
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