Oleh Lisohor

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Oleh Lisohor
Oleh Lisohor.jpg
during a reporting
Personal information
Full name Олег Лісогор
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1979-01-17) 17 January 1979 (age 37)
Brovary, Soviet Union
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in) (6'4")
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Meteor
Coach Victor Turchin

Oleh Lisohor (born 17 January 1979 in Brovary, Kiev Oblast, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian swimmer.

Career[edit]

Lisohor is the former world record holder in the 50 metres breaststroke, long course, with 27.18 seconds. The record was set in Berlin on 2 August 2002. Lisohor is also the former record holder over 50 metres breaststroke (short course). He took part in three Olympics Games.[5]

He won two world titles in the 50 m breaststroke, in 2001 and 2007.

He made an appearance in Régis Wargnier's film East/West.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "12th FINA World Championships". Archived from the original on 6 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  2. ^ "2002 World Championships - Short Course Swim Rankings results". Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on 6 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  4. ^ "5th FINA World Swimming Championships". Archived from the original on 18 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  5. ^ Foreign Ministry: World swimming champion Lisohor denies reports of his detention in Liberia, Interfax-Ukraine (19 August 2013)
  6. ^ IMDb profile

External links[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Ed Moses
World Record Holder
Men's 50 Breaststroke

2 August 2002 – 18 April 2009
Succeeded by
Cameron van der Burgh
Preceded by
Ed Moses
World Record Holder
Men's 50 Breaststroke (25m)

26 January 2002 – 8 November 2008
Succeeded by
Cameron van der Burgh