Video Interview: Arkady Vyatchanin Aiming for French Open

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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 17. RUSSIAN Olympian Arkady Vyatchanin is working hard on gearing up for the French Open this year, as well as trying to set himself up to swim for a country other than Russia by the 2015 World Championships.

Vyatchanin has already missed Worlds due to a spat with Russia, and he’s not planning on missing another one.

Vyatchanin is coming off some heavy volume at Florida in the past month, and still managed to post an in-season best in the backstroke tonight. He also explained that he’s shooting for the French Open this year as his big meet.

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Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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