Andrei Minakov

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Six times Youth Olympic Champion, 2018
Five times European Junior Champion, 2018
Russian swimmer

Russian swimmer

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I would like to thank everyone who supported us, my family, my friends and everyone who loves Swimming as I do.
First of all, I want to thank everyone who rooted for us in Tokyo. Of course, there is a feeling that certain things should have turned out differently, but would it have been sports then? Sports are about highs and lows, and everyone goes through them. Some may say that a 4th place in Olympics is a great achievement, others may deem it to be a failure. I would say, if someone would have told me last year that I will have 4th place in individual races and in relays, I would have not practised less or be less motivated. I am happy with my results, finally I am close to the Russian National record in 100 M Fly. Yes, it is a bit sad to return home without a medal, at the same time, it made me stronger and more motivated and certainly my love for swimming is far more stronger now. I have strong urge to perfect, develop and grow.
I would like to thank everyone who supported us, my family, my friends and everyone who loves Swimming as I do.
First of all, I want to thank everyone who rooted for us in Tokyo. Of course, there is a feeling that certain things should have turned out differently, but would it have been sports then? Sports are about highs and lows, and everyone goes through them.

Some may say that a 4th place in Olympics is a great achievement, others may deem it to be a failure. I would say, if someone would have told me last year that I will have 4th place in individual races and in relays, I would have not practised less or be less motivated. I am happy with my results, finally I am close to the Russian National record in 100 M Fly.

Yes, it is a bit sad to return home without a medal, at the same time, it made me stronger and more motivated and certainly my love for swimming is far more stronger now. I have strong urge to perfect, develop and grow.
About me
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I am Andrei «Minak» Minakov.
I am a swimmer.
I came to Swimming through skiing, my Mother wanted me to do Alpine Skiing. But as there was a lot of time free time during summer, she took me to Swimming classes. I was six at that time. Never looked back since then. Swimming, still I am. It feels good and natural to be in the pool and feel the water. Wonderful coaches, great friends, fabulous support, I have it all while Swimming. By the way, I am quite good at skiing too, I still go for it when I have time.
Profile
FULL NAME
Andrei Minakov

BORN
17.03.2002

HEIGHT
187 cm

COUNTRY
Russian Federation

SCHOOL
School of Olympic Reserve / Coach – Nikita Lugovkin

CLUB
Terrapins / Coach – Ray Mitchell

DISCIPLINE
Butterfly, Freestyle, Medley

DISTANCES
50m & 100m
About me
I am Andrei «Minak» Minakov.
I am a swimmer.
I came to Swimming through skiing, my Mother wanted me to do Alpine Skiing. But as there was a lot of time free time during summer, she took me to Swimming classes. I was six at that time. Never looked back since then. Swimming, still I am. It feels good and natural to be in the pool and feel the water. Wonderful coaches, great friends, fabulous support, I have it all while Swimming. By the way, I am quite good at skiing too, I still go for it when I have time.

Profile
FULL NAME
Andrei Minakov

BORN
17.03.2002

HEIGHT
187 cm

COUNTRY
Russian Federation

SCHOOL
School of Olympic Reserve /
Coach – Nikita Lugovkin

CLUB
Terrapins / Coach – Ray Mitchell

DISCIPLINE
Butterfly, Freestyle, Medley

DISTANCES
50m & 100m

About me
Achievements
Achievements
Achievements
Achievements
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100m Butterfly
100m Butterfly, FINA World Championships 2019, Gwangju

Timings
July 27, 2019, Gwangju
50.83
50m Butterfly
October 28, 2020, Kazan
23.05
100m Freestyle
October 31, 2020, Kazan
47.57
50m Butterfly
2020, Saint-Petersburg
23.34
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Medals Tally
1 gold, 1 silver,
1 bronze
2021
7 gold, 7 silver,
2 bronze
2019
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100m Butterfly
100m Butterfly, FINA World Championships 2019, Gwangju
Timings
July 27, 2019, Gwangju
RUSSIAN NATIONAL RECORD
50.83
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Medals Tally
6 gold, 1 silver
2018
Summer Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina
European Swimming Junior Championships, Helsinki, Finland
European Youth Summer Olympic Festival, Győr, Hungary
FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, Indianapolis, USA
50m Butterfly
October 28, 2020, Kazan
23.05
100m Freestyle
October 28, 2020, Kazan
47.57
50m Butterfly
2020, Saint-Petersburg
23.34
5 gold, 2 silver
6 gold
2017
1 gold, 1 silver,
1 bronze
WORLD
JUNIOR RECORD
WORLD
JUNIOR
RECORD
6 gold, 1 silver
2018
Summer Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5 gold, 2 silver
European Swimming Junior Championships, Helsinki, Finland
6 gold
2017
European Youth Summer Olympic Festival, Győr, Hungary
1 gold, 1 silver,
1 bronze
FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, Indianapolis, USA
2020
No International competitions because of the Covid, but there are some records:
Long Course:
100 free – 47.57 WJR
50 fly – 23.05 WJR

Short Course:
50 fly – 23.34 WJR

2019
European Junior Championships 2019
1st place 4x100 free relay. 1st leg – 49.35
3d place 50 fly – 23.66
1st place 100 fly – 51.66
1st place 4x100 medley relay. 3d leg – 51.71
2d place 4x100 free mixed relay. 1st leg – 49.03
1st place 4x100 medley mixed relay. 3d leg – 51.96

18th Fina World Championships 2019
2d place 100 fly – 50.83, Russian National Record
2d place 4x100 free relay. Heats swim
3d place 4x100 medley relay. 3d leg – 50.54

7th World Junior Championships 2019
1st place 100 fly – 51.25
1st place 100 free – 48.73
2d place 50 fly – 23.39
2d place 4x100 free relay. 4th leg – 47.82
1st place 4x100 medley relay. 3d leg – 50.93 WJR
2d place 4x100 mixed free relay. 2d leg – 48.21
2d place 4x100 mixed medley relay. 3d leg – 50.93

SwimSwam* awards of 2019:
Breakout swimmer of the year 2019, Male junior swimmer of the year.

Some results
SwimSwam* – Male Junior Swimmer of the Year.
*SwimSwam – 1st Worlds swimming magazine.

European Championships
long
course
short
course
WORLD
JUNIOR RECORD
RUSSIAN NATIONAL RECORD
WORLD JUNIOR RECORD
RUSSIAN
NATIONAL RECORD
WORLD
JUNIOR RECORD
2020
No International competitions because of the Covid, but there are some records:
Long Course:
100 free – 47.57 WJR
50 fly – 23.05 WJR

Short Course:
50 fly – 23.34 WJR

2019
European Junior Championships 2019
1st place 4x100 free relay.
1st leg – 49.35
3d place 50 fly – 23.66
1st place 100 fly – 51.66
1st place 4x100 medley relay.
3d leg – 51.71
2d place 4x100 free mixed relay.
1st leg – 49.03
1st place 4x100 medley mixed relay.
3d leg – 51.96

18th Fina World Championships 2019
2d place 100 fly – 50.83,
Russian National Record
2d place 4x100 free relay. Heats swim
3d place 4x100 medley relay.
3d leg – 50.54

7th World Junior Championships 2019
1st place 100 fly – 51.25
1st place 100 free – 48.73
2d place 50 fly – 23.39
2d place 4x100 free relay.
4th leg – 47.82
1st place 4x100 medley relay.
3d leg – 50.93 WJR
2d place 4x100 mixed free relay.
2d leg – 48.21
2d place 4x100 mixed medley relay.
3d leg – 50.93

SwimSwam* awards of 2019:
Breakout swimmer of the year 2019, Male junior swimmer of the year.

European Championships
1 gold, 1 silver,
1 bronze
2021
7 gold, 7 silver,
2 bronze
2019
WORLD
JUNIOR RECORD
WORLD
JUNIOR
RECORD
WORLD
JUNIOR
RECORD
In news
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US Junior Nationals, Irvine, 2018

Russian men knock off 400 medley relay national record for bronze
23.12.2018
14.10.2018
14.10.2018
12.10.2018
8.10.2018
2.08.2018
Without friends and family, success is impossible!
In news
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US Junior Nationals, Irvine, 2018
28.07.2019
Russian men knock off 400 medley relay national record for bronze
23.12.2018
14.10.2018
14.10.2018
12.10.2018
8.10.2018
2.08.2018
Without friends and family, success
is impossible!
Latest
27.07.2019
Andrei Minakov clips own russian record in 100 fly in silver medal effort
Andrei Minakov clips own russian record in 100 fly in silver medal effort
27.07.2019
28.07.2019
Andrei Minakov’s 47.57 100 Free World Junior Record
31.10.2020
Andrei Minakov on making his first Olympic Team by Coleman Hodges, 2021
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FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, Indianapolis
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2019 Swammy awards: male breakout swimmer of the year Andrei Minakov
29.12.2019
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I have strong urge to perfect, develop and grow.