ORLANDO- Pavel Sankovich won the 100 fly (52.55) on the first night of the Orlando Arena Pro Series and dropped a swift 2:02.88 to win consolation finals in the 200 I.M. tonight. He graduated from Florida State in December and continues to train with the Club Seminole. Yankovich misses his family and friends in Belarus, but would not forfeit his American swimming experience for anything.
Here he talks to Swimming World about gearing up for Belarus World Trials in April and the sacrifices he’s made to have train in the U.S.