Veronika Popova

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Veronika Popova was born on January 20, 1991 in the Volgograd Region of Russia. She swims for FSO Rossiya.

2012 Summer Olympics

Popova was a member of the Russian 4x100M Free relay that finished in 10th place in the heats. They did not advance to the finals.

2016 Russian Olympic Trials

Popova won gold in the 200M Free and will swim that at the Olympics, but her 100M Free sell short of the Russian Selection Standard.

She is slated to swim both at the Olympics, as well as the 4X100M Free and the 4X200M Free Relays and the 4X100M Medley Relay

Popova did not medal at the Olympics.

2017 World Championships

Popova finished eighth in the 400m freestyle with a time of 4:07.59. In the 200m freestyle, Popova fibnshed just out of the medals with a 1:55.26, just 0.08 seconds behind bronze medal winner, Emma McKeon of Australia.

Swimming the freestyle leg on Russia’s 4x100m medley relay, Popova split a 53.40 to help tewammates Anastasia Fesikova, Yuliya Efimova, Svetlana Chimrova win the silver medal and set a new European Record with a time of 3:53.38

 

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International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Silver 400 Medley Relay 2017 World Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 400 Free 4:07.59 07/23/17 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 200 Free 1:55.26 07/26/17 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary