Alexandr Nikolayevich Sukhorukov (Russian: Александр Николаевич Сухоруков, born 22 February 1988) is a Russian competitive swimmer who specializes in freestyle events. He competed in the 200 m freestyle and 4 × 200 m freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympics, the 4 × 200 m relay at the 2012 Olympics and the 4 × 100 m freestyle at the 2016 Olympics and won a silver medal in the relay in 2008.
|Full name||Alexandr Nikolayevich Sukhorukov|
|Born||22 February 1988|
Ukhta, Komi Republic, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||92 kg (203 lb)|
Early life and education
Sukhorukov learned swimming from his mother, Svetlana, a professional swimming coach, and started systematic training at age 14 under Oleg Litvinenko and Sergei Fyodorov. In 2004 he was selected for the national team. After graduating from the Ukhta Technical University he moved to Saint Petersburg.
In 2016, Sukhorukov became engaged to his girlfriend of three years, Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion Margarita Mamun.
- Aleksandr Sukhorukov. sports-reference.com
- Александр Сухоруков. Russian Swimming Federation. russwimming.ru
- "Олимпийская чемпионка Маргарита Мамун и пловец Александр Сухоруков собираются пожениться". Hello! (in Russian). 22 August 2016. Retrieved 25 August 2016.