Andrey Korneyev

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Andrey Korneyev
Personal information
Full name Андрей Корнеев
Nationality  Russia
Born (1974-01-10)10 January 1974
Omsk, Russian SFSR
Died 2 May 2014(2014-05-02) (aged 40)
Moscow, Russian Federation
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Central Sport Klub Army, Moscow-Omsk

Andrey Korneyev (Russian: Андрей Корнеев; 10 January 1974 – 2 May 2014) was a breaststroke swimmer from Russia, who won the bronze medal in the men's 200 m breaststroke event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. A year earlier he captured the gold medal in the same event at the 1995 European Championships in Vienna, Austria.

Korneyev died on 2 May 2014 of cancer in Moscow at the age of 40.[1]


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Andrey Korneyev". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.