Kliment Kolesnikov

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Kliment Kolesnikov
Men's 200m Backstroke Final YOG18 12-10-2018 (02) (cropped).jpg
Kolesnikov in 2018
Personal information
NationalityRussian
Born (2000-07-09) 9 July 2000 (age 21)
Moscow, Russia
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, Backstroke
ClubEnergy Standard
Medal record
Representing Russian Olympic Committee flag.svg ROC
Olympic Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2020 Tokyo 100 m backstroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2020 Tokyo 100 m freestyle
Representing Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
World Championships (LC)
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2019 Gwangju 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg2019 Gwangju 50 m backstroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg2019 Gwangju 4×100 m medley
World Championships (SC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2018 Hangzhou 100 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Hangzhou 4×50 m medley
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2018 Hangzhou 4×50 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2018 Hangzhou 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2018 Hangzhou 4×100 m medley
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg2018 Hangzhou 100 m backstroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg2018 Hangzhou 4×50 m mixed medley
European Championships (LC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2018 Glasgow 50 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Glasgow 100 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Glasgow 4×100 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2020 Budapest 100 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2020 Budapest 50 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2020 Budapest 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2018 Glasgow 4×100 m medley
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2018 Glasgow 4×100 m mixed medley
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2020 Budapest 4×100 m medley
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg2018 Glasgow 4×100 m mixed freestyle
European Championships (SC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2017 Copenhagen 100 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2017 Copenhagen200 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2017 Copenhagen4×50 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2017 Copenhagen4×50 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2019 Glasgow 50 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2019 Glasgow100 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2019 Glasgow100 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2019 Glasgow4×50 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2019 Glasgow4×50 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2019 Glasgow4×50 m mixed medley
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2017 Copenhagen50 m backstroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2017 Copenhagen4×50 m mixed freestyle
Summer Youth Olympics
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2018 Buenos Aires 50 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Buenos Aires 100 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Buenos Aires 200 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Buenos Aires 4×100 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Buenos Aires 4×100 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2018 Buenos Aires 4×100 m mixed freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2018 Buenos Aires 4×100 m mixed medley
Kliment Kolesnikov at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games. 2018-10-07 Swimming Boys' 100 m Backstroke Semifinal 2 at 2018 Summer Youth Olympics (Martin Rulsch) 07.jpg
Kliment Kolesnikov at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Kliment Andreyevich Kolesnikov (Russian:Климент Андреевич Колесников,IPA:  [klʲɪˈmʲent kɐˈlʲesʲnʲɪkəf] ; born 9 July 2000) is a Russian swimmer. He holds world junior records in eight events: 50/100/200 back in long course, as well as 200 free, 50/100/200 back and 100 IM in short course.

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He made his debut at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships, where he competed in three backstroke events and set two world junior records. [1] [2] In December 2017, he set a short course 100m backstroke world record at Vladimir Salnikov Cup, becoming the first swimmer born in the 2000s to hold a world record in an individual event. [3]

He won a total of six medals (3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze) [4] at the 2018 European Championships and established a new 50m backstroke world record. [5]

At the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics, Kolesnikov was chosen the flag bearer for Russia. [6] He won a total of six gold medals there. [7]

Personal bests

Long course

Event [8] TimeLocationDateNote
50 m freestyle (LC)21.88Tokyo30 July 2021
100 m freestyle (LC)47.11Tokyo28 July 2021 ER
50 m backstroke (LC)23.80Budapest18 May 2021 WR
100 m backstroke (LC)52.00Tokyo27 July 2021
200 m backstroke (LC)1:55.14Budapest28 July 2017 WJR

Short course

Event [9] TimeLocationDateNote
50 m freestyle (SC)21.24Copenhagen13 December 2017r
100 m freestyle (SC)45.87Saint Petersburg15 December 2020 NR (r)
200 m freestyle (SC)1:41.75Saint Petersburg23 December 2017 WJR
50 m backstroke (SC)22.64Glasgow8 December 2019r
100 m backstroke (SC)48.58Budapest21 November 2020 WR, NR (r)
200 m backstroke (SC)1:48.02Copenhagen13 December 2017 WJR
100 m individual medley (SC)50.63Hangzhou14 December 2018 WJR
200 m individual medley (SC)1:53.36Kazan20 November 2017

Note WR= World Record, WJR= World Junior Record, ER= European Record, NR= Russian National Record, LC= Long course, SC= Short course, r= relay lead-off

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References

  1. "Heats results". FINA. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  2. "2017 World Aquatics Championships > Search via Athletes". Budapest 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
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Preceded by
Matt Grevers
Xu Jiayu
Men's 100-meter backstroke
world record-holder (short course)

22 December 2017 – 11 November 2018
21 November 2020 – present
Succeeded by
Xu Jiayu
Incumbent
Preceded by
Liam Tancock
Men's 50-meter backstroke
world record-holder

4 August 2018 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent