Aleksandr Samsonov

Aleksandr Vasilyevich Samsonov (Russian: Александр Васильевич Самсонов; born 16 July 1953) is a Russian former swimmer. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the 400 m, 1500 m and 4 × 200 m freestyle. He won a bronze medal in the relay, in which he swam for the Soviet team in the preliminary round, but failed to reach the finals in other events.[1]

Aleksandr Samsonov
Personal information
Born (1953-07-16) 16 July 1953
Moscow, Russia
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
ClubCSKA Moscow

Between 1970 and 1975 he won six medals at European and world championships, including four medals at the 1974 European Aquatics Championships.[2]


  1. "Aleksandr Samsonov". sports-reference. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
  2. Aleksandr SAMSONOV.

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