Vladimir Predkin

Vladimir Viktorovich Predkin (Russian: Владимир Викторович Предкин; born 31 May 1969) is a retired Russian swimmer, who won two gold and three silver medals in the 4×100 m freestyle relay at the 1996 Summer Olympics[2] and the European and world championships of 1993–1995. Individually, he won two medals in the 50 m freestyle and 50 m butterfly events at the European Sprint Swimming Championships 1993.[2]

Vladimir Predkin
Personal information
Full nameВладимир Предкин
Nationality Russia
Born (1969-05-31) 31 May 1969
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
ClubTrud (1987–88)

Dynamo (1989–1994)

CSKA (1995–1996)[1]

Predkin graduated from the Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education in Saint Petersburg.[3] He is married to Violetta Petruk (Russian: Виолетта Петрук), also a former competitive swimmer; they have a son. Predkin senior is still competing in the masters category.[4][5]


  1. Е. А. Школьников (2003). Динамо. Энциклопедия. Olma Media Group. p. 211. ISBN 978-5-224-04399-6.
  2. Vladimir PREDKIN. les-sports.info
  3. Предкин Владимир Викторович. staff.lesgaft.spb.ru
  4. Предкин Владимир. ussr-swimming.ru
  5. Aleksandr Kharchenko (April 2012). Открытое первенство Финляндии, итоги. swimmasters.ru

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