Sergey Fesikov

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Sergey Fesikov
Personal information
NationalityFlag of Russia.svg  Russia
Born (1989-01-21) 21 January 1989 (age 32)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight102 kg (225 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, individual medley
Club Toronto Titans (ISL 2020)

Sergey Vasilyevich Fesikov (Russian : Серге́й Васильевич Фесиков; born 21 January 1989) is a Russian professional swimmer. He was part of the Russian 4 × 100 m freestyle relay teams that finished in ninth and third place at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, respectively. [1]

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Career

International Swimming League

In spring 2020, Fesikov signed for the Toronto Titans, the first Canadian based team in the ISL.

World Championships

2018: Fesikov took home two silver medals from the 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China, as part of the men's freestyle relay team, one in 4 x 50 m and the other in the 4 x 100 m.

2014: At the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships in Doha, Fesikov took home two medals. He won gold in the 4 x 50 m freestyle relay and Silver in the 4 x 100 m freestyle relay.

2012: In 2012, at the London Olympic Games, Fesikov helped the Russian team take the podium with bronze for Russia, in the 4 x 100 m freestyle relay.

2010: At the 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships in Dubai, UAE, Fesikov took home three medals: two Silver medals, as part of the men's relay team, in the 4 x 100 m freestyle event and the 4 x 100 m medley event. He also took the bronze in the individual 100 m medley event.

Personal life

Fesikov's parents are former competitive volleyball players. In the 2000s, his father, a renowned volleyball coach, received various job offers in Yaroslavl and Obninsk and moved his family there from Saint Petersburg. In 2010, Fesikov graduated from the Yaroslavl State University with a degree in social studies. [2] In August 2013 he married Anastasia Zuyeva, an Olympic swimmer who also competed at the 2008 and 2012 Games. [3]

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References

  1. "Sergey Fesikov". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. Почему калужские спортсмены уезжают в другие края?. kp40.ru. 29 December 2010
  3. Пловцы Анастасия Зуева и Сергей Фесиков сыграли свадьбу. rsport.ru. 19 August 2013
Records
Preceded by
Ryan Lochte
World Record Holder
Men's 100m Individual Medley (25m)

14 November 2009 – 12 December 2009
Succeeded by
Peter Mankoč
Preceded by
Tomaso D'Orsogna, Travis Mahoney, Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell
Mixed 4 × 50 metres freestyle relay world record-holder
14 December 2013 – 6 December 2014
With: Vladimir Morozov, Rozaliya Nasretdinova, Veronika Popova
Succeeded by
Josh Schneider, Matt Grevers, Madison Kennedy, Abbey Weitzeil