|Nickname(s)||Vyacheslav Vladimirovich Titarenko|
8 June 1978 |
Karaganda Region, Kazakh SSR
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
Vyacheslav Vladimirovich Titarenko (Kazakh: Вячеслав Владимирович Титаренко; born June 8, 1978 in Karaganda Region) is a retired Kazakhstani swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events. He is a single-time Olympian (2004), and a top 16 finalist in the 100 m butterfly at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea (58.22).
Titarenko qualified for the men's 100 m freestyle, as Kazakhstan's oldest swimmer (aged 26), at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He achieved a FINA B-standard of 51.91 from the Kazakhstan Open Championships in Almaty. He challenged seven other swimmers in heat three, including five-time Olympian Carl Probert of Fiji. He raced to sixth place in 52.09, just 0.18 of a second off his entry time. Titarenko failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed fifty-first overall out of 71 swimmers in the preliminaries.
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- "Swimming – Men's 100m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 3)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
- "Men's 100m Freestyle Heat 3". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 18 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
- Thomas, Stephen (18 August 2004). "Men’s 100 Freestyle Prelims Day 4: Lezak, Crocker Fail to Qualify. Hoogie Best with 48.70". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
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