Oleh Lisohor

Oleh Lisohor (born 17 January 1979 in Brovary, Kiev Oblast, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian swimmer.

Oleh Lisohor
during a reporting
Personal information
Full nameОлег Лісогор
Nationality Ukraine
Born (1979-01-17) 17 January 1979
Brovary, Soviet Union
Height192 cm (6 ft 4 in) (6'4")
Weight92 kg (203 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubMeteor
CoachVictor Turchin

Career

Lisohor is the former world record holder in the 50 metres breaststroke, long course, with 27.18 seconds. The record was set in Berlin on 2 August 2002. Lisohor is also the former record holder over 50 metres breaststroke (short course). He took part in three Olympic Games.[5]

He won two world titles in the 50 m breaststroke, in 2001 and 2007.

He made an appearance in Régis Wargnier's film East/West.[6]

See also

References

  1. "12th FINA World Championships". Archived from the original on 6 June 2007. Retrieved 9 June 2007.
  2. "2002 World Championships – Short Course Swim Rankings results". Retrieved 24 July 2007.
  3. "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on 6 March 2007. Retrieved 24 July 2007.
  4. "5th FINA World Swimming Championships". Archived from the original on 18 December 2007. Retrieved 24 July 2007.
  5. Foreign Ministry: World swimming champion Lisohor denies reports of his detention in Liberia, Interfax-Ukraine (19 August 2013)
  6. IMDb profile
Records
Preceded by
Ed Moses
World Record Holder
Men's 50 Breaststroke

2 August 2002 – 18 April 2009
Succeeded by
Cameron van der Burgh
Preceded by
Ed Moses
World Record Holder
Men's 50 Breaststroke (25m)

26 January 2002 – 8 November 2008
Succeeded by
Cameron van der Burgh
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