Arkady Vyatchanin

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Arkady Vyatchanin
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Personal information
Full name Arkady Arkadyevich Vyatchanin
Nationality  Russia
 Serbia
Born (1984-04-04) 4 April 1984 (age 32)
Vorkuta, Russian SFSR,
Soviet Union
Height 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club New York Athletic Club

Arkady Arkadyevich Vyatchanin (Russian: Аркадий Аркадьевич Вятча́нин, Serbian Cyrillic: Аркадиј Аркадјевич Вјатчањин; born 4 April 1984) is a Russian-born Serbian backstroke swimmer. Vyatchanin has lived and trained in Taganrog since 1999 and is a student of the South Federal University. Vyatchanin has been a member of the Russian National Team since 2000. In 2015 he started to compete for Serbia.[1]

Change of Nationality and National Team[edit]

In 2013 he announced an intention to leave the Russian team and compete for another country saying he gave all he could to team Russia.[2] In January 2015 Serbian swimming federation announced that Vyatchanin is in process of getting Serbian citizenship and that will represent this country in future.[3]

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Records
Preceded by
Helge Meeuw
Men's 200 metre backstroke
European record holder (long course)

August 5, 2006 – August 2, 2013
Succeeded by
Radosław Kawęcki
Preceded by
George Du Rand
Men's 200 metre backstroke
world record holder (short course)

November 15, 2009 – November 27, 2015
Succeeded by
Mitch Larkin
Preceded by
Markus Rogan
Men's 200 metre backstroke
European record holder (short course)

November 15, 2009 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Aschwin Wildeboer Faber
Men's 100 metre backstroke
world record holder (short course)

December 12, 2009 – December 18, 2009
Succeeded by
Nick Thoman
Preceded by
Aschwin Wildeboer Faber
Men's 100 metre backstroke
European record holder (short course)

December 12, 2009 – December 19, 2010
Succeeded by
Stanislav Donets