Martin Malyutin is a competitive swimmer who represents Russia internationally.
2018 European Long Course Championships (Glasgow, Scotland)
Malyutin swam the second leg of Russia’s silver medal 4×200 free relay, which clocked a 7:06.66, finishing 1.34 seconds behind Great Britain and nearly a second ahead of Italy. Malyutin (1:46.84) joined Vekovishchev (1:46.78), Danila Izotov (1:46.86) and Dovgalyuk (1:46.18) in the relay lineup.
Individually, Malyutin finished 15th in the 400 free (3:50.94) and 32nd in the 200 free (1:49.97).
2018 Short Course World Championships (Hangzhou, China)
Malyutin picked up a silver medal in the 4×200 free relay, clocking a European record 6:46.84, just three hundredths of a second behind Brazil’s world record (6:46.81). Malyutin swam the leadoff leg (1:42.34), followed by Vekovishchev (1:41.57), Ivan Girev (1:41.85) and Krasnykh (1:41.08).
Individually, Malyutin finished fourth in the 400 free (3:37.75), 21 hundredths of a second off of the podium.
2019 World Championships (Gwangju, Korea)
Malyutin earned a silver medal with the Russian 4×200 free relay team and an individual bronze in the 200 free (1:45.63). In the 200 free, Malyutin actually tied for fourth with Great Britain’s Duncan Scott, but the first place finisher Danas Rapsys of Lithuania was disqualified for movement on the blocks, giving both Malyutin and Scott bronze medals.
The Russians were the runnerup in the 4×200 relay, clocking a 7:01.81, just under a second behind Australia and just 17 hundredths of a second ahead of the United States. Mikhail Dovgalyuk (1:45.56), Mikhaul Vekovishchev (1:45.45) and Aleksandr Krasnykh (1:45.38) set the table for Malyutin’s anchor leg (1:45.42).
2021 European Championships (Budapest, Hungary)
Malyutin continued performing on the big stage in Budapest, earning gold in the 200 free (1:44.79, championship record), 400 free (3:44.18), and 800 free relay (1:45.15 lead-off, 7:03.48 championship record).
2020 Olympic Games
Malyutin started off his meet in the 400 free, where he posted a 3:49.49 in prelims, placing 22nd and out of the final.
In the 200 free, Malyutin moved through prelims and semis comfortably, heading into the final as the 5th seed. In the final, he finished 5th overall, posting a 1:45.01.
Malyutin led off Russia’s 4×200 free relay in the final, giving his team a 1:45.67 split to put them in 2nd, a position which they maintained through to the finish, earning silver.