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Anton
Chupkov
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 February 1997
Height
188 cm
Weight
71 kg
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Moscow Pedagogical State University: Russia

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His mother brought him to a swimming pool to improve his health.
Club / Team
Central Sports Army Club [RUS] / Youth of Moscow [RUS]:
Name of coach
Alexander Nemtyryov [personal], RUS, from 2008

International Debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Kazan, RUS

General Interest

Hobbies
Playing football and computer games. (teleprogramma.pro, 04 Jun 2018; Athlete, 23 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 200m breaststroke at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (teamrussia.pro, 19 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coach, and his family. (Athlete, 23 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov, Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko. (Athlete, 23 Jun 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named Sportsman of the Year in 2016 and 2017 by the All-Russian Swimming Federation. He shared the award in both years with Evgeny Rylov. Both swimmers won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (swimswam.com, 25 Dec 2017; 24 Dec 2016)

For his achievements at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 25 Aug 2016)

In 2016 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 11 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sport24.ru, 15 Aug 2018)