Denys Sylantyev in 2010
|Full name||Denys Olegovich Sylantyev|
3 October 1976 |
Zaporizhia, Zaporizhia, Ukraine
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|People's Deputy of Ukraine|
|November 27, 2014 – Present|
|Elected as: Radical Party, No.12|
Denys Olegovich Sylantyev (Ukrainian: Денис Олегович Силантьєв; born 3 October 1976) is a Ukrainian politician and retired swimmer. He competed at four consecutive Olympics between 1996 and 2008 and who won a silver medal in the 200 m butterfly in 2000. At the next Olympics he was the flag bearer for Ukraine.
Sylantyev retired from competitions shortly after the 2008 Olympics and focused on politics and development of sport in Ukraine. In the 26 October 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election Sylantyev was as a candidate (placed 8th on the party list) of Radical Party was elected into the Ukrainian parliament.
- "People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation". Official portal (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
- Ukraine’s Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko: Facts and Details, RIA Novosti (25/10/2014)
- Denys Sylantiev. sports-reference.com
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