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Evgeny
Korotyshkin
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
30 April 1983
Height
186 cm
Weight
86 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Maria
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Sport Studies - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age four in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to become a swimmer.

International Debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Berlin, GER

General Interest

Most influential person in career
His first coach Lyudmila Korotyshkina [his mother]. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Even if all is bad, you should believe in yourself until the end and fight for a gold medal." (rg.ru, 13 Dec 2013)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (russwimming.ru, 26 Dec 2014)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] of the Russian Federation, in recognition of his performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (kremlin.ru, 13 Aug 2012)
Famous relatives
His mother Lyudmila Korotyshkina [nee Shubina] competed in swimming at international level. (russwimming.ru, 14 May 2013; russwimming.ru, 13 Jul 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from swimming in April 2016. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 15 Apr 2016)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Moscow Swimming Federation in the Russian Federation, and was elected to presidium of the Russian Swimming Federation. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2016)

OTHER STUDIES
He has studied management at the Academy of Labour and Social Affairs in Moscow, Russian Federation, and sport management at Moscow State University in Russian Federation. (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2016; Athlete, 21 Mar 2014)