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Pavel
Sankovich
BelarusBelarus, BLR
Male
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
29 June 1990
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Sviatlana Khakhlova
Residence
Tallahassee, FL, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Business Owner, Coach
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Social and Behavioral Science - Florida State University: Tallahassee, FL, USA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in Grodno, Belarus.

General Interest

Nicknames
The Belarusian Bullet (seminoles.com, 26 Mar 2013)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2013/14 Atlantic Coast Conference [ACC] Swimmer of the Year. (seminoles.com, 01 Jun 2014)

He was named the Most Valuable Player [MVP] at the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships. (fsunews.com, 03 May 2013)

He was named Florida State University's MVP for men's swimming in 2013 and 2014. (seminoles.com, 22 Apr 2013; seminoles.com, 01 Jun 2014)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (blrswimming.by, 15 Dec 2016)
Famous relatives
His wife Sviatlana Khakhlova has also represented Belarus in swimming, and she competed at the Olympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012. (teamunify.com, 21 Mar 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 09 Aug 2018)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He and his wife Sviatlana Khakhlova run the United Swim Club in Tallahassee, FL, United States of America. The facility offers swimming coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. (Instagram profile, 05 Aug 2018, 18 Jul 2018; teamunify.com, 21 Mar 2018)