Oleg Lisogor

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Oleg Lisogor
Personal information
Full name Олег Лісогор
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1979-01-17) 17 January 1979 (age 35)
Brovary, Soviet Union
Height 192 cm (6'4")
Weight 92 kg (203 lbs)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke
Club Meteor
Coach Victor Turchin

Oleg Lisogor (born 17 January 1979) is a Ukrainian swimmer.

Born in Brovary, Kiev Oblast, Soviet Union (in present-day Ukraine), Lisogor is the former world record holder in the 50 metres breaststroke, long course, with 27.18 seconds. The record was set in Berlin on 2 August 2002. Lisogor is also the former record holder over 50 metres breaststroke (short course). He took part in three Olympics Games.[5]

He won two world titles in the 50 m breaststroke, in 2001 and 2007.

Made an appearance in Régis Wargnier's film East/West.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "12th FINA World Championships". Archived from the original on 6 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  2. ^ "2002 World Championships - Short Course Swim Rankings results". Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on 6 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  4. ^ "5th FINA World Swimming Championships". Archived from the original on 18 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  5. ^ Foreign Ministry: World swimming champion Lisohor denies reports of his detention in Liberia, Interfax-Ukraine (19 August 2013)
  6. ^ IMDb profile
Records
Preceded by
Ed Moses
World Record Holder
Men's 50 Breaststroke

2 August 2002 – 18 April 2009
Succeeded by
Cameron van der Burgh
Preceded by
Ed Moses
World Record Holder
Men's 50 Breaststroke (25m)

26 January 2002 – 8 November 2008
Succeeded by
Cameron van der Burgh