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Grigoriy Tarasevich

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Grigoriy Tarasevich (Russian: Григорий Тарасевич, born 1 August 1995) is a Russian swimmer.[1] In 2013 he won the world junior title in the 50 m backstroke, setting a junior world record.[2] He competed in the 50 m, 100 m and 200 m backstroke at the 2016 European Championships and won medals in the 50 m and 100 m, qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics in these two events; he placed sixth in the 200 m.

Grigoriy Tarasevich
Personal information
Born 8 (1995) (age 23)
Omsk, Russia
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Cardinal Aquatics
College team University of Louisville

Tarasevich was born in a family of swimming coaches and took up swimming aged six. He trains and studies engineering at the University of Louisville.[2][3]


  1. ^ Grigory Tarasevich.
  2. ^ a b Ray, Dalton (13 May 2016) Grigory Tarasevich looks to place in Rio.
  3. ^ Ivanov, Vladimir (23 April 2016) Григорий Тарасевич: новая надежда.