Denys Olegovich Sylantyev (Ukrainian: Денис Олегович Силантьєв; born 3 October 1976) is a Ukrainian politician and retired swimmer. He competed at four consecutive Olympics between 1996 and 2008 and who won a silver medal in the 200 m butterfly in 2000. At the next Olympics he was the flag bearer for Ukraine.
Denys Sylantyev in 2010
|Full name||Denys Olegovich Sylantyev|
|Born||3 October 1976|
Zaporizhia, Zaporizhia, Ukraine
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Club||Spartak, Zaporozhye |
|People's Deputy of Ukraine|
November 27, 2014 – July 29, 2019
|Constituency||Radical Party, No.12|
Sylantyev retired from competitions shortly after the 2008 Olympics and focused on politics and development of sport in Ukraine. In the 26 October 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election Sylantyev was as a candidate (placed 8th on the party list) of Radical Party was elected into the Ukrainian parliament. Radical Party lost all its parliamentary seats in the 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary election, because it gained about 1% to little to clear the 5% election threshold and also did not win an electoral district seat.
- "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
- "Ukraine's Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko: Facts and Details". Sputnik. 25 October 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
- CEC counts 100 percent of vote in Ukraine's parliamentary elections, Ukrinform (26 July 2019)
(in Russian) Results of the extraordinary elections of the People's Deputies of Ukraine 2019, Ukrayinska Pravda (21 July 2019)
- Personal website
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Denys Sylantiev". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
| Swimming World's
European Swimmer of the Year
Pieter van den Hoogenband
| Mare Nostrum Series
2000 – 2002
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