Aleksandr Popkov

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Aleksandr Popkov
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Born (1994-12-27) 27 December 1994 (age 26)
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
CountryFlag of Russia.svg  Russia
Sport Swimming

Aleksandr Yevgenyevich Popkov (Russian : Александр Евгеньевич Попков; born 27 December 1994) is a Russian swimmer. [1] He represented his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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  1. "Aleksandr Popkov". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 8 August 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016.