Dmitri Sautin

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Dmitry Sautin
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Personal information
Full nameDmitry Ivanovich Sautin
Born (1974-03-15) 15 March 1974 (age 45)
Voronezh
Height5 ft 7 12 in (171 cm)
Sport
CountryRussia
PartnerYuriy Kunakov
Former partner(s)Aleksandr Dobroskok, Igor Loukachine

Dmitri Ivanovich Sautin (Russian: Дмитрий Иванович Саутин; born 15 March 1974) is a Russian diver who has won more medals than any other Olympic diver. He was born in Voronezh.

Sautin started diving at age seven; however, his diving career almost ended in 1991 when he was stabbed multiple times in an attack. After spending two months in the hospital, he was able to dive at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He has won medals at the 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, and the 2008 Olympics.

He is a deputy in the Voronezh Duma.

References[edit]

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Dmitry Sautin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.