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National team  Ukraine
Name  Andriy Hovorov
Sport  Swimming
Height  1.90 m

Strokes  Butterfly, freestyle
Weight  90 kg
Club  Andriy Hovorov
Spouse  Daria Govorov
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Born  10 April 1992 (age 23) (1992-04-10) Sevastopol, Ukraine

Andriy Andriyovych Govorov (Ukrainian: Андрій Андрійович Говоров; born 10 April 1992) is a Ukrainian competitive swimmer who has won several international medals in the sprint butterfly and freestyle events.

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Personal life

Hovorov was born on 10 April 1992 in Sevastopol, Ukraine. A graduate of the Dnipropetrovsk Higher School of Physical Culture, in 2016 he also attended the Dnipropetrovsk National University.

Career

Hovorov won a silver medal at the 50 meter butterfly and a bronze medal at the 50 meter freestyle during the 2010 European Short Course Swimming Championships. During the 2010 FINA Short Course World Championships he again won a silver medal at the 50 meter butterfly.

Between 2011 and 2015, he won three gold medals in the 50 m butterfly at the European Short Course Swimming Championships.

Following the 2014 Russian annexation of his native Crimea Govorov ruled out changing his nationality and continues to compete for Ukraine.

At the 2016 European Aquatics Championships in London, he won the gold medal in the 50 m butterfly (long course). In the semifinals he swam a time of 22.73, which broke his own national and championship records. It was also the fastest time ever swum in a textile swimsuit.

References

Andriy Hovorov Wikipedia


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