Russia Announces Roster For 2014 European Championships

by Christine Wixted 0

May 27th, 2014 News

The 2014 European World Championships are set for August 18-24 in Berlin. Today, Russia announced the 34 swimmers who will be headed to Germany. Leading the squad is superstar sprinter, Vladimir Morozov, who has hopes for multiple titles come August. On the women’s side Russia will be missing their world class breaststroker, Yulia Efimova, after her positive drug test resulted in a 16 month suspension. Instead, 15 year old Daria Ustinova will try to make a name for herself on the senior national stage after setting three junior world records in the backstrokes this year.

The full roster is below.

Men
Andrusenko Vyacheslav, Dmitry Gorbunov, Andrei Grechin, Zanko Vsevolod, Danila Izotov, Nikita Konovalov,Evgeny Korotyshkin, Alexander Krasnykh, Alexander Kudashev, Anton Lobanov, Nikita Lobintsov, Artem Lobuzov, Vladimir Morozov, Andrei Nikolaev, Alexander Palatov, Kirill Prigoda, Vyacheslav Prudnikov, Nikolay Skvortsov, Alexander Sukhorukov, Oleg Tihobaev, Ivan Trofimov, Nikita Ulyanov, Grigory Falko, Sergey Fesikov, Ilya Khomenko, Andrei Schabasov

Women
Victoria Andreeva, Mariya Baklakova, Yana Martynova, Margarita Nesterova, Veronika Popova, Vitalina Simonova, Daria Ustinova, Svetlana Chimrova

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About Christine Wixted

Hailing from the Mile High city of Denver, CO, Christine Wixted is a current senior at Duke University. Her swimming career started at the age of 12 and is soon coming to a close with only one semester of collegiate compeition left. Throughout her four years at Duke, she has …

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