Danila Izotov

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Danila Izotov
Personal information
Full name Danila Sergeyevich Izotov
Nickname(s) Dan
Nationality  Russia
Born (1991-10-02) 2 October 1991 (age 23)
Novouralsk
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 84.5kg
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) freestyle
Club Dinamo

Danila Sergeevich Izotov (Russian: Данила Сергеевич Изотов; born 2 October 1991 in Novouralsk) is a Russian swimmer, a member of the Russian National team since 2008, and a multiple medalist at the Olympic Games and World Championships, as well as a European champion. He is coached by his father, Sergey Alexandrovich Izotov.

Izotov won a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in the 4×200 m freestyle relay together with Alexander Sukhorukov, Yevgeny Lagunov and Nikita Lobintsev. In 2009, he set a world record in the 4×100 m medley in short swimming pools of 3:19.16 in St. Petersburg. At the 2009 World Championships in Rome he was the only Russian individual medalist – a bronze in the 200 m freestyle. Besides he swam the third laps in the finals of 4×100 and 4×200 m relay races, where the Russians won the silver medal.

Education[edit]

Izotov is a student of the Institute of Physical Culture, Ural State Pedagogical University (USPU) Yekaterinburg.

Awards and titles[edit]

Honoured Master of Sports of Russian Federation.

The medal of order for the merits before the motherland of the 2nd degree – for the valuable contribution in the development of physical culture and sport, high sports achievements on the XXIX Olympic Games of 2008 in Beijing (2009).

Notes[edit]

1. The decree of the President of Russian Federation from 2 August 2009 N885 “ about state awarding of Russian Federation

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