Yuri Bashkatov

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Yuri Bashkatov
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Personal information
Born (1968-06-20) 20 June 1968 (age 50)
Chișinău, Moldova
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club Dynamo Chişinău (1986–1992)[1]

Yuri Bachkatov (Russian: Юрий Башкатов; born 20 June 1968) is a former Soviet freestyle swimmer.

In 1988, he won the national championships in the 100 m freestyle, setting a new Soviet record and qualifying for the Olympics.[2] He competed at the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics, winning silver medals in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay on both occasions; in 1988, he also finished fifth in the individual 100 m freestyle.[3] He also won three medals, including one gold, at the 1989 European Aquatics Championships and 1991 World Aquatics Championships.[4]

He graduated from the Technical University of Moldova.[1]


  1. ^ a b Е. А. Школьников (2003). Динамо. Энциклопедия. Olma Media Group. p. 205. ISBN 978-5-224-04399-6. 
  2. ^ Башкатов Юрий. ussr-swimming.ru
  3. ^ Iurie Başcatov. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ Yuriy BASHKATOV. les-sports.info