Vladimir Dyatchin

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Vladimir Dyatchin
Medal record
Men’s swimming
Representing  Russia
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Barcelona 10 km open water
Gold medal – first place 2007 Melbourne 10 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fukuoka 10 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2011 Shanghai 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Barcelona 5 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Rome 25 km open water
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Berlin 10 km open water
World Open Water Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Roberval 10 km open water

Vladimir Fyodorovich Dyatchin (Russian: Владимир Фёдорович Дятчин) (born 14 October 1982, in Lipetsk) is a Russian long distance swimmer. He won the 10 km open water at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships despite suffering 10-inch long lacerations on both of sides of his rib cage, caused by a jellyfish sting.[1]

In 2007 he was voted as Swimming World's Open Water Swimmer of the Year.

Doping[edit]

On June 30, 2014, Dyatchin was tested positive to the substance Ostarine (Class S.1.2 Other Anabolic Agents) following a doping control test conducted at the Russian Open Water Championships. The Russian Swimming Federation imposed a sanction of 2 years’ ineligibility on the athlete starting on July 4, 2014.[2]

Awards
Preceded by
Germany Thomas Lurz
Swimming World Open Water Swimmer of the Year
2007
Succeeded by
Netherlands Maarten van der Weijden

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