Anton Chupkov, Yulia Efimova Highlight Russia’s World Championships Roster

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Anton Chupkov is looking to defend his 2017 World title in the 200 breast in 2019; Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA

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The Russian Swimming Federation announced their team of 37 swimmers to represent them at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

The team is highlighted by Anton ChupkovYulia Efimova and Evgeny Rylov, who all won gold medals at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. Russia won ten medals in Budapest and won three gold medals, coincidentally all on the same night. Chupkov and Efimova won the 200 breast while Rylov won the 200 back.

Aleksandr Krasnykh is also on the team as he was the bronze medal winner in the 200 free in 2017. Kirill Prigoda is looking to improve on his bronze in the 100 breast and Efimova is also looking to medal in all three breaststroke events like she did in Budapest.

The full team can be viewed below.

The World Championships will begin July 21 in Gwangju, South Korea and will go until July 28.

Men’s Roster:

  1. Anton Chupkov
  2. Mikhail Dovgalyuk
  3. Ilya Druzhinin
  4. Ivan Girev
  5. Vladislav Grinev
  6. Kliment Kolesnikov
  7. Oleg Kostin
  8. Aleksandr Krasnykh
  9. Martin Malyutin
  10. Andrei Minakov
  11. Vladimir Morozov
  12. Mark Nikolaev
  13. Alexander Palatov
  14. Kirill Prigoda
  15. Evgeny Rylov
  16. Mikhail Vekovishchev
  17. Andrey Zhilkin

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Women’s Roster:

  1. Anastasia Avdeeva
  2. Veronika Andrusenko
  3. Anna Belousova
  4. Victoria Belyakova
  5. Evgenia Chikunova
  6. Svetlana Chimrova
  7. Anna Egorova
  8. Yulia Efimova
  9. Anastasia Fesikova
  10. Anastasia Guzhenkova
  11. Maria Kameneva
  12. Anastasia Kirpichnikova
  13. Sophia Lobova
  14. Daria Mullakaeva
  15. Arina Openysheva
  16. Valeria Salamatina
  17. Arina Surkova
  18. Maria Temnikova
  19. Daria Ustinova
  20. Daria Vaskina

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