Arina Openysheva

Arina Pavlovna Openysheva (Russian: Арина Павловна Опёнышева; born 24 March 1999) is a Russian competitive swimmer. She won eight medals at the 2015 European Games. Seven medals were gold (200 m freestyle, 400 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m freestyle, 4 × 200 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m medley, 4 × 100 m mixed freestyle, 4 × 100 m mixed medley) making her the most decorated athlete of the Games.

Arina Openysheva
Personal information
Full nameArina Openysheva
National team Russia
Born24 March 1999 (age 19)
Zelenogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, Medley
College teamUniversity of Louisville
CoachVladimir Avdeev

Career

In 2013, Openysheva competed at the 2013 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival taking 8 gold medals overall in (100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 800 m, 4 × 100 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m medley, 4 × 100 m mixed freestyle and 4 × 100 m mixed medley).

In 2014, at the 2014 European Junior Championships, Openysheva won 8 gold medals in (100 m, 200 m, 400 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m freestyle, 4 × 200 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m medley, 4 × 100 m mixed freestyle and 4 × 100 m mixed medley).[1] That same year, she competed in seniors at the 2014 European Championships and at the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) in Doha, Qatar.

In June 2015, 16-year-old Openysheva competed at the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku, she won seven gold medals including in 200 m freestyle, 400 m freestyle,[2] and helping the Russian Team win gold in 4 × 200 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m mixed medley, 4 × 100 m mixed freestyle, 4 × 100 m freestyle and in 4 × 100 m medley (together with Mariia Kameneva, Maria Astashkina, Polina Egorova broke a new junior world record touching in at 4:03.22).[3] She won silver in 100 m freestyle behind Dutch Marrit Steenbergen. Openysheva was the most decorated athlete at the entire 2015 European Games.

In 2–9 August, Openysheva competed in seniors at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, however she did not reach the semifinals in her events after losing in the preliminary heats. She also competed at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Moscow, finishing 4th in the women's 100 m freestyle behind Veronika Popova.

In 25–30 August, Openysheva then competed at the 2015 World Junior Swimming Championships in Singapore, she won gold in 4 × 100 m mixed medley (with Anton Chupkov, Irina Pridhoko and Daniil Pakhomov) were Russia threw in a new Junior World record touching in at 3:45.85, she won silver medals in 4 × 100 m freestyle and 200 m freestyle, bronze medals in 100 m freestyle, 4 × 100 m mixed freestyle and 4 × 200 m freestyle.

References

  1. ^ "Big Day for Arina Openysheva at Euro Juniors". swimmingworldmagazine.
  2. ^ "Russian Federation's Arina Openysheva eyes further success in Baku". sportsmole.
  3. ^ "The Russian relay team of Mariia Kameneva, Maria Astashkina, Polina Egorova, and Arina Openysheva combined to win the event and break the Jr World Record with their time of 4:03.22". swimswam.

External links

2014 European Junior Swimming Championships

The 2014 European Junior Swimming Championships were held from 9–13 July 2014 in Dordrecht, Netherlands. The Championships were organized by LEN, the European Swimming League, and were held in a 50-meter pool. Per LEN rules, competitors have age 15 or 16 for girls and 17 or 18 for boys.

2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships

The 5th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, were held on August 25–30, 2015, in Singapore. The championships were for girls born in the years 1998–2001 and boys born in 1997–2000.

2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) – Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay competition of the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) was held on 10 December 2016.

List of 2015 European Games medal winners

The 2015 European Games were held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12 June 2015 to 28 June 2015. 5,898 athletes participated in 253 events in 20 sports.

List of European Games records in swimming

The fastest times in the swimming events at the European Games are designated as the European Games records in swimming. The events are held in a long course (50 m) pool. The last Games were held in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2015.

All records were set in finals unless noted otherwise.

Maria Astashkina

Maria Astashkina (Russian: Мария Асташкина), (born 5 April 1999 in Penza, Russia) is a Russian swimmer.

She won 4 gold medals in (200 m, 100 m, 50m breaststroke and 4 × 100 m medley) at the 2015 European Games.

Russia at the 2015 European Games

Russian Federation participated at the I European Games, which took place in Baku, Azerbaijan from 12 to 28 June 2015. Russia sent athletes for every sport except athletics, as the level of Russian athletes was too high, according to Russia's Minister of Sports Vitaly Mutko. Russia still had the largest team at the Games, with the athletics programme constisting of only one event. Russia finished in the first place on the medal rankings, winning 79 gold medals.

Swimming at the 2013 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival

Swimming at the 2013 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival was held from 16 to 19 July 2013. The competitions took place in swimming pool De Krommerijn in Utrecht, that was rebuilt in 2012. A temporary pool was created for training and warming up, which was covered by a tent.

Pieter van den Hoogenband was the tournament directorOn the four competition days there were series in the mornings, and finals in the afternoon.

Swimming at the 2015 European Games

The Swimming events at the 2015 European Games are scheduled to take place at the Baku Aquatics Centre, Baku from 23 to 27 June 2015. 42 events will be contested in long course conditions.

Swimming was not included in the earliest list of sports confirmed for the 2015 Games, as the European swimming authorities at that stage were minded not to take part. However, following negotiations with the organising authorities, a compromise was reached whereby, in 2015, these events will be for junior swimmers only - in effect, under 18 for men, under 16 for women.

In effect, therefore, the swimming portion of the 2015 European Games doubled as the 2015 European Junior Swimming Championships.

Swimming at the 2017 Summer Universiade

Swimming was contested at the 2017 Summer Universiade from August 20 to 27 in Taipei, Taiwan. The swimming competitions were held at the National Taiwan Sport University Arena and the New Taipei City Breeze Canal.

Swimming at the 2017 Summer Universiade – Women's 100 metre freestyle

The Women's 100 metre freestyle competition at the 2017 Summer Universiade was held on 21 and 22 August 2017.

Swimming at the 2017 Summer Universiade – Women's 200 metre freestyle

The Women's 200 metre freestyle competition at the 2017 Summer Universiade was held on 24 and 25 August 2017.

Swimming at the 2017 Summer Universiade – Women's 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay

The Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition at the 2017 Summer Universiade was held on 20 August 2017.

Swimming at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay competition at the 2017 World Championships was held on 27 July 2017.

Swimming at the 2018 European Aquatics Championships – Mixed 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

The Mixed 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition of the 2018 European Aquatics Championships was held on 8 August 2018.

Swimming at the 2018 European Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

The Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition of the 2018 European Aquatics Championships was held on 3 August 2018.

Swimming at the 2018 European Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay

The Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay competition of the 2018 European Aquatics Championships was held on 9 August 2018.

Swimming at the 2018 European Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay competition of the 2018 European Aquatics Championships was held on 7 August 2018.

Vladislav Kozlov

Vladislav Kozlov (Russian: Владислав Козлов), (born 15 March 1997) is a Russian swimmer.

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