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GUSSEV Andrei
Estonia
EST
AndreiGussev
Date of Birth11/07/1997 - Kohtla-Jârve (EST)
Age17
Height189 cm/6'2"
Weight80kg/176lbs
GenderM
DateEventsResults
100m Backstroke Heats57.48 (3)
200m Backstroke Heats2:07.06 (1)
50m Backstroke Heats26.65 (1)
50m Backstroke Semifinals26.40 (5)
50m Backstroke Final
4x100m Medley Relay Heats3:49.80 (3)

Profile

Nickname-
School, universityAhtme Gymnasium
Started competing2013
Language(s) spokenRussian, Estonian, English
Club nameNRK Swimming Club
CoachTatjana Partoka
Hobbies

Swimming, watching films, cycling, and camping

Major sporting achievements

2015 Baltic Championships (Kaunas) 4x100m relay – 2nd
2014 EJCh (Tallinn) 50m backstroke – 1st
2014 EJCh (Tallinn) 100m backstroke – 1st
2014 EJCh (Tallinn) 200m backstroke – 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

He started his swimming career at the age of five. Ever since childhood he has been a top swimmer in his age group, and he became a junior Estonian record holder in 2013 in The Netherlands.

In addition to being a leading swimmer, he is a top student at high school. His favourite subject is physics and he is planning to do an engineering degree at university.

Baku 2015 will be the second junior championships for him and he is hoping to beat the Estonian record in the 200m backstroke.

Please note biographical data has been provided in collaboration with NOCs and edited by BEGOC.
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