16 April 1986 |
|Height||1.94 m (6 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (196 lb)|
Andres Olvik (born April 16, 1986 in Tallinn) is an Estonian swimmer, who specialized in backstroke events. He set a long-course Estonian record of 2:02.67 in the men's 200 m backstroke at the 2012 European Aquatics Championships in Debrecen, Hungary. He also won two gold medals in the same discipline at the 2011 Baltic Swimming Championships in Riga, Latvia.
Olvik qualified for the men's 200 m backstroke at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, by clearing a FINA B-standard entry time of 2:03.12 from Baltic State Multi-Nations Meet in Riga, Latvia. He challenged six other swimmers on the second heat, including three-time Olympian Květoslav Svoboda of the Czech Republic. He rounded out the field to last place by seven hundredths of a second (0.07) behind Ukraine's Oleksandr Isakov with a slowest time of 2:03.66. Olvik failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed fortieth overall in the preliminary heats.
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- "2012 European Aquatics Championships (Debrecen, Hungary) – Men's 200m Backstroke Heats" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
- "Olympic Cut Sheet – Men's 200m Backstroke" (PDF). Swimming World Magazine. p. 26. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
- "Men's 200m Backstroke Heat 2". Beijing 2008. NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 November 2012.
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