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Evgeny Koptelov (Russian: Евгений Коптелов), (born 5 August 1998 in Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, Russia) is a Russian swimmer. He won 2 gold medals at the 2015 Summer Universiade in 100m and 200m butterfly.

Evgeny Koptelov
Personal information
National team Russia
Born (1993-11-24) 24 November 1993 (age 25)
Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, Russia
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb; 11.3 st)
Sport
SportSwimming
Strokesbutterfly, medley
ClubVolga Region Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism

CareerEdit

In 2012, Koptelov competed at the 2012 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) in Istanbul, Turkey making it to the semi-finals in men's 50 m butterfly. At the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Kopelov was member of the Russian Team that won gold in men's 4 × 100 m medley (with Vladimir Morozov, Kiril Strelnikov and Andrey Grechin) and a bronze medal in 100 m butterfly. In 2014, Koptelov finished 8th in 200 m butterfly at the 2014 European Championships.

In 2015, at the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Koptelov won gold in 200 m butterfly clocking in 1:54.79[1] and in 100 m butterfly clocking a final time of 51.50 to win his second gold medal.[2] He won his third gold with the Russian team in men's 4 × 100 m medley.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russian swimmer wins gold at Gwangju Summer Universiade". Itar-Tass.
  2. ^ "Evgeny Koptelov Swims Dominant 51.5 100 Fly In Gwanju". SwimSwam.

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