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Taganrog Swimmers Win Medals at the Summer Paralympic Games

October 17, 2022: October 17, 2022: the International Summer Paralympic Games "We Are Together. Sport" were held in the city of Sochi. About 1,100 participants from 11 countries competed for 369 sets of awards in 9 sports.

Members of Rostov Oblast team won a total of 53 medals (15 gold, 27 silver, 11 bronze). Among the athletes, swimmers from Taganrog deserve special attention due to their substantial contribution to the overall success.

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The medallists who put Taganrog on the map are listed below:

  • Yelizaveta Barbatina - gold in women's 100m breaststroke, silver in mixed relay 4x100m medley and women's 200m medley;
  • Yevgeny Zimin - gold in men's 100m butterfly, bronze in men's 200m medley;
  • Artyom Pavlenko - gold in men's 100m breaststroke;
  • Artyom Gladyshev - silver medals in mixed relay 4x100m medley and in men's 100m breaststroke;
  • Dan Antonov - silver in mixed relay 4x100m medley, bronze in men's 100m breaststroke and 200m medley.
  • Alexander Skaliukh - silver in men's 100m butterfly.
  • Yekaterina Konstantinova - silver in mixed relay 4x100m medley.