Russian Swimming Federation

7 Reasons Why You Should Know Who Vladimir Salnikov Is

Vladimir Salnikov was the greatest distance swimmer of his generation, possibly of all time. Here are 7 things you should know about the “Monster of the Waves.”

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Morozov, Prigoda Expected at European SC Championships

Early last week, Russian news outlet R-Sport reported that Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov confirmed that Vladimir Morozov and Kirill Prigoda…

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Russian National Team Coach Passes Away

Former Russian national team coach Boris Grigoryevich Dubinin has passed away. Dubinin spent more than 45 years working for the…

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Russia Launches New Programs in Preparation for 2020 and 2024

Russia looks to improve performance at international meets, especially in preparation for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.

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Russian Swimming Federation Releases 2016 Worlds Selection Criteria

Look here for the 2016 Russian Swimming Federation’s selection criteria for the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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Russia Sending Krapivina and Drattsev to Rio to Compete in 10 km

The Russian Swimming Federation has announced that they will be sending both Anastasia Krapivina and Evgeny Drattsev to the Rio Olympic Games to compete in the 10 km open water event…

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Anapa Opens New Pool Ahead of Hosting Russian Open Water Champs

The All Russian Children’s Center 50-meter pool was opened a week ahead of the Russian Open Water Championships, which begin on June 9th…

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Russian Swimming Fed Waiting On Efimova’s Meldonium Concentration Data

After WADA’s announcement earlier today that some cases where athletes have tested positively for meldonium may see the athlete’s suspension lifted, eyes turn to Yulia Efimova’s situation.

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Run it Back: Recapping Russian and Chinese Doping Scandals

Russia’s Yulia Efimova tested positive for a second time – just one piece of a winding puzzle of doping in Russia and China early in 2016.

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Popova Breaks Her Own 100 Freestyle National Record

Russian Veronika Popova broke the women’s national record in the 100 freestyle…

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Putin Among Russian Officials to Celebrate Athletes Success in Baku

High ranking Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, congratulated the Russian swim team on their success in Baku…

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Russians to Create a Coin to Honour the World Championships in Kazan

To honour the 16th FINA World Aquatic Championships the Russian government has created a commemorative coin…

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Russians Announce World University Games and European Games Squads

The Russian Swimming Federation announced the rosters for both the 2015 World University Games and the European Games…

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Kazan World Championships to be broadcast on 70 TV and radio stations

The Russian Swimming Federation announced last week that this summer’s FINA World Championships will be broadcast by 70 TV and radio providers over Europe, Asia and North and South America.

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Russian Open Water Swimmer Vladimir Dyatchin Banned for Doping

Two-time open water world champion, Vladimir Dyatchin, has been suspended for two years by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, and has…

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