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Evgeni
Lagunov
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
14 December 1985
Height
190 cm
Weight
86 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Maria Lagunova, sons Roman and Oleg
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Armed Services, Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education, Sport Studies - Pomor State University: Arkhangelsk, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age seven in Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation.
Name of coach
Mikhail Gorelik, RUS, from 2003

International Debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Madrid, ESP

General Interest

Nicknames
Zheka (VK profile, 6 Mar 2018)
Hobbies
Reading books, longboarding, surfing. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2008 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (kfis.gov.spb.ru, 11 Oct 2017)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first and second grade] of the Russian Federation, in recognition of his performances at the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (russwimming.ru, 16 Dec 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2017)
Other information
LAGUNOV ACADEMY
He runs the Evgeni Lagunov Swimming Academy in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (rambler.ru, 15 Aug 2018; vk.com, 17 Apr 2018)