Kliment Andreyevich Kolesnikov (Russian: Климент Андреевич Колесников; born 9 July 2000) is a Russian swimmer. He holds world junior records in ten events: 50/100/200 back in long course, as well as 50/100/200 free, 50/100/200 back and 100 IM in short course.
Kolesnikov in 2018
|Born||9 July 2000|
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lb)|
He made his debut at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships, where he competed in three backstroke events and set two world junior records. In December 2017, he set a short course 100m backstroke world record at Vladimir Salnikov Cup, becoming the first swimmer born in the 2000s to hold a world record in an individual event.
|50 m backstroke (LC)||24.00||Glasgow||4 August 2018||WR, WJR, ER, NR|
|100 m backstroke (LC)||52.53||Glasgow||8 August 2018||WJR|
|200 m backstroke (LC)||1:55.14||Budapest||28 July 2017||WJR|
|100 m freestyle (LC)||48.04||Buenos Aires||9 October 2018||r|
|50 m backstroke (SC)||22.64||Glasgow||8 December 2019||r|
|100 m backstroke (SC)||48.90||Saint Petersburg||22 December 2017||WJR, ER, NR|
|200 m backstroke (SC)||1:48.02||Copenhagen||13 December 2017||WJR|
|50 m freestyle (SC)||21.24||Copenhagen||13 December 2017||r, WJR|
|100 m freestyle (SC)||46.11||Saint Petersburg||21 December 2018||WJR|
|200 m freestyle (SC)||1:41.75||Saint Petersburg||23 December 2017||WJR|
|100 m individual medley (SC)||50.63||Hangzhou||14 December 2018||WJR|
|200 m individual medley (SC)||1:53.36||Kazan||20 November 2017||NR|
Note WR= World Record, WJR= World Junior Record, ER= European Record, NR= Russian National Record, LC= Long course, SC= Short course, r= relay lead-off
- "Heats results". FINA. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
- "2017 World Aquatics Championships > Search via Athletes". Budapest 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
- "Kliment Kolesnikov Takes Down World Record in 100 Back SCM". Swimming World News. 22 December 2017. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
- "2018 EC Swimming - Medallists by event" (PDF). glasgow2018.microplustiming.com. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
- Opening Ceremony Flag Bearers - Buenos Aires 2018
- Kolesnikov and Minakov clinch sixth gold medals as swimming programme concludes at Buenos Aires 2018
- "Swimrankings - KOLESNIKOV, Kliment". www.swimrankings.net. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
| Men's 100-meter backstroke
world record-holder (short course)
22 December 2017 – 11 November 2018
| Men's 50-meter backstroke
4 August 2018 – present