Russia swimming

Russian Swimmer Kristina Vershinina Suspended by RUSADA

Kristina Vershinina, who represented Russia at the 2017 World University Games, had already completed her 6 month suspension by the time it was announced.

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2019 European Junior Swimming Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The men’s 100 breaststroke will be one of the premier finals on Sunday evening in Kazan as the 2019 European Junior Swimming Championships conclude.

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2019 European Junior Swimming Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

After winning the 100 and 400 frees already, Germany’s Isabel Gose has a chance for 2 more medals, in the 50 and 200 freestyles, on Saturday.

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Grigory Tarasevich Will Replace Kliment Kolesnikov in 200 Back at Worlds

Grigory Tarasevich, who won gold in the 100 back at the World University Games, has been added to Russia’s roster for the World Championships.

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Russia Breaks 2 Championship Records on Day 3 of Euro Juniors

Darya Vaskina was a part of 2 record-breaking performances on Friday at the 2019 European Junior Swimming Championships in Kazan.

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Italy Maintains Hold Atop Euro Juniors Medals Table After Day 2

Isabel Gose as been a part of all 4 German gold-medal winning results, though Italy still holds a narrow 1-bronze lead heading into day 3.

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Yekaterinburg, Russia Emerges as Only Bidder for 2023 World University Games

Yekaterinburg, Russia is the 4th-largest city in Russia and one of 11 that hosted matches of the 2018 men’s soccer World Cup.

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Russia Announces 9 Swimmer Roster for Open Water at 2019 World Champs

Russia has announced a roster 0f 9 swimmers to race in open water at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships this…

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14-Year Old Phenom Chikunova Wins 200 Breast at Russian Junior Championships

Russian Junior Swimming Championships May 15th-19th, 2019 Sura Water Sports Palace, Penza, Russia Boys aged 17-18 (2001-2002), Girls aged 15-17…

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(Video): Yulia Efimova unsure if she will swim 200 breast at Worlds

Yulia Efimova explained to SwimSwam whether she will swim the 200 breaststroke at World Championships or not. Efimova placed 3rd in the event at Russian Nationals, what theoretically would leave her out from defending her 2017 world champion title.

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12 Meet Records Broken at Russian Youth Swimming Championships

Andrei Chulkov was the top award winner at the meet, taking 8 total medals – including 6 golds.

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WADA Successfully Retrieves Russian Doping Samples for Re-Analysis

After missing a previous deadline to turn over Data, this time Russia was 2 months ahead of the deadline to produce the samples to WADA.

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Russia Announces 31-Swimmer Roster for 2019 World University Games

Russia is sending a powerful roster that includes, among others, Grigory Tarasevich (above)

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Russian Teenage Swimmer Given 4-Year Doping Ban

The All-Russian Swimming Federation (WWF) has disqualified swimmer Olesya Moiseeva from competition for 4 years after a positive doping test. The…

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World #1s and Another 2:07 for Chupkov – Top 5 Performances, Day 2

Nobody in history has been under 2:08 more times than Russia’s Anton Chupkov.

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