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

The All-Russian Swimming Federation (WWF) has opened up voting for its “people’s choice”-style awards at the Fifth Annual WWF Awards in St. Petersburg on December 17th.

The nominees for the awards, coined the “Apollo” and “Aphrodite” awards for male and female athletes, respectively, were selected according to their performances in national and international competitions this year. Voting is currently taking place on Facebook and European social networking site Vkontakte.

The Vkontakte voting link for the Apollo Award for male athletes is linked here, and the Aphrodite Award for female athletes is linked here. The Facebook post is also embedded below. You can vote by commenting your favorite on the post. (We’ve included the Russian below in case you’d like to copy/paste).

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Posted by Всероссийская Федерация Плавания on Tuesday, December 6, 2016


1. Абросимов Кирилл (ЗМС, ОВ) Kirill Abrosimov
2. Морозов Владимир (ЗМС) Vladimir Morozov
3. Красных Александр (МСМК) Aleksander Krasnykh
4. Пригода Кирилл (МСМК) Cyril Prigoda
5. Чупков Антон (ЗМС) Anton Chupkov
6. Рылов Евгений (ЗМС) Evgeny Rylov
7. Дратцев Евгений (ЗМС, ОВ) Evgeny Drattsev
8. Хоменко Илья (МСМК) Ilya Khomenko
9. Садовников Александр (МСМК)Aleksandr Sadovnikov
10. Тарасевич Григорий (МСМК) Grigory Tarasevich


1. Крапивина Анастасия (МСМК) Anastasia Krapivina
2. Попова Вероника (ЗМС) Veronika Popova
3. Фесикова Анастасия (ЗМС) Anastasia Fesikova
4. Андреева Виктория (МСМК) Viktoria Andreeva
5. Ефимова Юлия (ЗМС) Yulia Efimova
6. Козыдуб Ольга (МСМК, ОВ) Olga Kozydub
7. Чимрова Светлана (МСМК) Svetlana Chimrova
8. Насретдинова Розалия (МСМК) Rosalia Nasretdinova
9. Андреева Софья (МСМК) Sofia Andreeva
10. Устинова Дарья К. (МСМК) Daria Ustinova

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5 years ago

Aleksandr Krasnykh, not Popov. :p

And Aleksandr Sadovnikov, not Vladimir Salnikov. 😀

Reply to  MoreDrama
5 years ago

What a pity!I had wanted to vote for Popov

5 years ago

Vote None of the Above. See Brewsters Millions

5 years ago

I think our Lady will do very well at this awards ceremony.

Lane Four
Reply to  GOYULIA
5 years ago

Oh, God. You are back.

Reply to  Lane Four
5 years ago

I will always be here for our lady.

5 years ago

Who are the nominations for Chemist of the Year?

5 years ago

Do ya think PEOTUS Trump won the People’s Choice Award from Russian voters? Or was it just the hackers?

Too soon? Sorry. Couldn’t help myself with a story containing the words “Russian” and “vote” in the headline…

Lace Armstrong
5 years ago

Why not include the Lance Armstrong award?

swimmer 2
5 years ago

I’m surprised “pill bottle” and “syringe” aren’t options…

5 years ago


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Hannah Hecht grew up in Kansas and spent most of her childhood trying to convince coaches to let her swim backstroke in freestyle sets. She took her passion to Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa and swam at NAIA Nationals all four years. After graduating in 2015, she moved to …

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