Friday, July 20, 2018

Yekaterinburg native wins bronze at 2012 Olympics

Russia took home the bronze medal in the men's 4x100m freestyle swimming relay at the London Olympics 2012 on Sunday, with a Yekaterinburg native taking the podium.

Andrei Grechin, Nikita Lobintsev, Vladimir Morozov and Danila Izotov won third place with a time of 3:11.41 minutes, according to the Russia & India Report.

Lobintsev is a Yekaterinburg native who was born in the city on November 21, 1988. He is 194 centimeters high and weighs 81 kilograms. Lobintsev has a higher education certificate of engineer and plays for Russia's CSKA. His coach is Valery Shevelev, according to the Russia & India Report.

In the 2008 Olympics, Lobintsev took home the silver medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay.