11 medals and 5 Olympic licenses — this is the achievement of Ukrainian swimmers at the Malmsten Swim Open Stockholm tournament
Photo: Mykhailo Romanchuk by FINA
From April 13 to 16, an international swimming tournament was held in Stockholm. According to the competition results, the Ukrainian national team has 11 awards – 4 gold, 6 silver and 1 bronze.
Our swimmers also won 5 Olympic licenses for the Games in Paris-2024: Mykhailo Romanchuk (800 m, 400 m and 1500 m freestyle), Oleksandr Zheltyakov (200 m backstroke), Vladyslav Bukhov (50 m freestyle).
The winners of the gold awards were: Oleksandr Zheltyakov (100 m and 200 m backstroke), Denis Kesil (200 m butterfly), and Vladyslav Bukhov (50 m freestyle).
Silver was won by: Maksym Ovchinnikov (200 m breaststroke), Vadym Naumenko (200 m individual medley and 200 m backstroke), Mykhailo Romanchuk (800 m, 400 m, and 1500 m freestyle).
Oleksandr Zheltyakov won the bronze award at the distance of 50 meters on the backstroke.
We congratulate our swimmers and their coaches on a successful performance at the tournament!