Aleksey Markovsky

Aleksey Viktorovich Markovsky (Russian: Алексей Викторович Марковский; born 17 May 1957) is a retired Russian swimmer who won a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay at the 1980 Summer Olympics; he finished eighth in the 100 m butterfly event at the same Olympics.[1] After the games, between 1981 and 1986 (aged 24–29) he won ten medals at the World and European Championships, mostly in relay events.[2] He missed the 1984 Summer Olympics that were boycotted by the Soviet Union, and took part in the Friendship Games instead.

Aleksey Markovsky
Markovsky in 2005
Personal information
Born (1957-05-17) 17 May 1957
Kurgan, Kurgan Oblast, Russia, USSR
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
ClubLokomotiv Moscow

He graduated from the Ural State University of Physical Culture in Chelyabinsk.[3] After retiring from swimming, between 1988 and 1992 he was the head coach of the junior Soviet swimming team.[4]


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