FINA training camp has started in Kazan together with the team from Moscow before the main swimming start of this spring.
In preparation for the upcoming Russian swimming championship (50 m), from March 21 to April 1, 2021, the training camp of the FINA Aquatics Development Centre will take place at the Aquatics Palace. The upcoming championship is the main qualifying competition for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The participants of the training camp will be scholars of the FINA Development Center from Kazan and representatives of the Moscow swimmers' team, as well as their coaches.
The participants of the FINA Development Centre in Kazan:
Arina Baikova (Latvia)
Bisma Khan (Pakistan)
Abeku Gyekye Jackson (Ghana)
Ado Gargović (Montenegro)
Collins Obi Ebingha (Nigeria)
Eloi Maniraguha (Rwanda)
Fahim Anwari (Afghanistan)
Franci Aleksi (Albania)
Isihaka Irankunda (Rwanda)
Lorena de los Angeles Gonzalez Mendoza Cuba
Luis Emigdio Vega Torres (Cuba)
Saddam Ramziyorzoda (Tajikistan)
Salvador Vieira Gordo (Angola)
Coaches of the FINA Development Centre in Kazan:
Pavel Kutashev, Darina Sergeeva (both – Russia)
Among the representatives of the national team of swimmers from Moscow, there will be such famous athletes as: Vladimir Morozov, Vsevolod Zanko, Anton Chupkov, Nika Godun, Daria Vaskina, Ivan Kustov, Semen Makovich, Daniil Pasynkov, Daniil Semyaninov, Nikolay Snegirev, Kirill Strelnikov, Nikita Tretyakov, Anastasia Klyarovskaya, Rozaliya Nasretdinova.
Coaches and specialists of the Moscow national team:
Drozd Andrey, Nemtyrev Alexander, Tatarin Vladimir, Zhilkin Sergey, Shershukov Sergey, Makarova Olga, Tikhonova Elena.
During the training camp, the FINA Development Center scholars will have the opportunity to participate in joint training sessions with members of the Russian national team, learn from their experience, and receive competent instructions from renowned Russian coaches.
During the training camp, the FINA Development Centre scholarship holders will have the opportunity to participate in joint training sessions with members of the Russian national team, learn from their experience, and receive competent instructions from famous Russian coaches.
«When I heard about this news, I was very happy. It will be a great opportunity for me to train with world famous athletes such as Vladimir Morozov, Anton Chupkov and get to know them better. My dream in the future is to become world-class athletes like them and to raise my country's flag at the international competitions. Thank you, FINA Development Centre in Kazan!» – said Saddam.
«I am glad that there will be an opportunity to train with high-class athletes and we are able to get some experience for us», - said Arina.
It's great that there are such opportunities to exchange valuable experience! For our young athletes, such a camp is a great opportunity to see famous swimmers in real life and learn from the best sthletes! We hope that working together we will bring great results for both teams!