Alexandr Sukhorukov

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.[1]

Alexandr Sukhorukov
Personal information
Full nameAlexandr Nikolayevich Sukhorukov
National team Russia
Born (1988-02-22) 22 February 1988
Ukhta, Komi Republic, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight92 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.[2]

Personal life

In 2016, Sukhorukov became engaged to his girlfriend of three years, Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion Margarita Mamun.[3]


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