Andriy Serdinov

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Andriy Serdinov
2005 FINA World Championships - victory lap of the 100 m butterfly-2010-24-03.jpg
Andriy Serdinov at the 2005 FINA World Championships in Montréal.
Personal information
Full name Андрій Сердінов
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1982-11-17) November 17, 1982 (age 31)
Luhansk
Height 6'1" (186 cm)
Weight 154 lbs (70 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly

Andriy Serdinov (born November 17, 1982 in Luhansk) is a Ukrainian swimmer, who competed in the 2000 Olympics, 2004 Olympics and the 2008 Olympics. Serdinov also won the bronze medal in the 100 m butterfly at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Serdinov was also the world record holder in this event, which stood for approximately five minutes. He broke Michael Klim's mark during the semifinals of the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, in 2003, only to have Michael Phelps break it in the next semifinal. It was later again broken by Ian Crocker in the final, the day after.

In 2003 he won two golds at the Summer Universiade, in the 50 m and 100 m butterfly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Olympic Games swimming results". CNN. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  2. ^ "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on 2007-03-06. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
Records
Preceded by
Michael Klim
World Record Holder
Men's 100 Butterfly

July 25, 2003
Succeeded by
Michael Phelps