Vladimir Salnikov

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 Swim Federation To Stop Paying Anti-Doping Fines For Athletes

The Russian swimming federation says it will no longer be covering athletes’ fines relating to anti-doping responsibilities, instead passing those fines on to the athletes themselves.

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Russian Chief Salnikov Believes Doping Drama Hurt Olympic Performance

Vladimir Salnikov pointed specifically to Vlad Morozov’s (above) being unable to final in either the 50 or 100 free in Rio as evidence that the turmoil impacted Russia’s Olympic performance.


Vote for the Russian Swimming Federation’s People’s Choice Awards

Look here to vote for the Apollo and Aphrodite Awards, the people’s choice awards of the Russian Swimming Federation.


Vladimir Salnikov Re-Elected President of Russian Federation

2016 was a tumultuous year in Russian swimming. Russia’s most awarded swimmer of her generation, Yulia Efimova, test positive for a…

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Russian Sport Federation Heads Take Part In Anti-Doping Seminar

The heads of various Russian sports federations took part in an educational seminar organized by the Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission this week.

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Russian Swimming Head Salnikov Intends To Run For Another Term

In light of a relatively successful 2016 Olympic Games, Russian Swimming Federation President, Vladimir Salnikov, has announced his intention to run for an additional term.


Vladimir Morozov Breaks 100 IM World Record In Chartres

Vladimir Morozov broke the world record in the 100 IM today at the first stop of the World Cup circuit in Chartres, FRA.


Coventry and Salnikov Make Strange Bedfellows in Olympic Awards Ceremony

Coventry, an athlete representative for WADA and the IOC who competed for Zimbabwe at these Games, was paired with Vladimir Salnikov, head of the Russian Swimming Federation and member of FINA, in tonight’s medal ceremony.


Russian Swimming President Says Efimova + 4 More Cleared by FINA

According to Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov, Yulia Efimova has been cleared to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


The Top 8 Swimming Moments from the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Here are the top 8 moments from the last Olympics of the Cold War era, the 1988 Seoul Games. (Featured Image: Matt Biondi smiles, over two decades later, racing at US Masters Nationals)


Salnikov: London and Beijing Retests Show Russian Swimmers Clean

Vladimir Salnkiov, the president of the Russian Swimming federation and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, says that the retests of doping…


Updating The Story Line On Russian And Chinese Doping

What’s the latest news regarding the ever-present subject of anti-doping? Find out here.


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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Vladimir Salnikov at 2015 European SC Champs: “Watch them all” (VIDEO)

Interview with Vladimir Salnikov, president of the Russian Federation, at 2015 European Short Course Championships.