The Russian Swimming Championships kicked off on Sunday in Kazan, featuring the nation’s top swimmers.
Follow the Russian Olympic roster, featuring 50 long course backstroke world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov, as they prepare for the Tokyo Games.
Veronika Andrusenko (above) is one of four swimmers who didn’t qualify at the Olympic Trials, but who have been to Russia’s tentative Olympic roster.
Evgeny Rylov was among the standout performers in Kazan, breaking the European Record in the men’s 200 backstroke.
Vladimir Morozov officially qualified for his third Olympic team by winning the men’s 50 freestyle in a blazing time of 21.41.
Vladimir Morozov will look to secure an individual entry at this summer’s Olympic Games on the final night of action in the men’s 50 freestyle.
19-year-old Andrei Minakov paced the men’s 100 fly heats in a time of 51.48, falling just over a tenth shy of his season-best time.
Men’s 200 breaststroke world champion and world record holder Anton Chupkov will race the final of his best event on Day 5 of the 2021 Russian Olympic Trials.
Kliment Kolesnikov se lleva la batalla del 100 libre ruso con récord nacional. Ya son un total de 20 nadadores rusos clasificados para los Juegos Olímpicos.
19-year-old Andrei Minakov secured his first Olympic berth after finishing second in the men’s 100 freestyle in Kazan.
Kliment Kolesnikov broke 48 seconds for the first time in the 100 freestyle during the fourth prelims session at the Russian Olympic Trials.
2016 Olympic bronze medalist Anton Chupkov earned a second straight Olympic berth after placing second in the 100 breast on Day 2 of the Russian Trials.
Trials Russi: dopo il primo giorno di gare la Russia ha già quattro atleti qualificati per le prossime Olimpiadi di Tokyo. Vediamo chi sono
Maxim Stupin (center) was one of four Russian men to qualify for their first Olympic team on the opening day of the country’s Olympic Trials in Kazan.
Aleksandr Krasnykh, who was ninth in the 400 free at the 2019 Worlds, will vie for a second consecutive Olympic berth in the event on Day 1 of Russian Trials.