Chupkov, Minakov Headline Russian Swimming C’ships

2020 RUSSIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Sunday, October 25th – Friday, October 30th
  • Aquatics Palace, Kazan, Russia
  • LCM (50m)
  • Olympic-qualifying competition
  • Entries/Results

The 2020 Russian Swimming Championships are slated to get underway on October 25th, with more than 700 swimmers lined up to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Confirmed by the All Russian Swimming Federation as officially entering its meet include the following:

There will also be competitors stemming from Belarus, Latvia, Macedonia, and more.

Of note, there are several Russian swimmers sprinkled throughout the International Swimming League (ISL), with week 2 of the league’s matching overlapping with these national championships.

Vlad Morozov of the Tokyo Frog Kings has arrived in Budapest and is expected to compete there, unentered in this domestic competition. The same goes for Toronto Titans team members Aleksandr Krasnykh, Anna Egorova, Sergey Fesikov, and Daniil Pasynkov.

Iron, DC Trident and NY Breakers also carry Russian swimmers on their rosters, but those individuals do not appear on these Russian start lists.

Of note, Mikhail Vekovishchev appears on the Russian entries across the 50m/100m/200m freestyle events, however, his London Roar squad, along with Energy Standard, have byes for this ISL week 2. The All Russian Swimming Federation confirmed to SwimSwam that the 22-year-old freestyle ace will not be competing in Kazan next week.

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Retta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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