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Old 09-08-2016
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Originally Posted by Richardsk View Post
Do you mean Popov? Or some other Russian guy? Popov is Aleksandr Popov, one of the greatest sprinters ever. As far as I know he never swam anything but the 100 and 50 meter races in international competition. He started out as a backstroker, it seems.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Popov_(swimmer)
No, of course I didn't mean Popov :)

I meant the guy swimming at the beginning of this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHq6oJfHmZA

his right arm catch is very interesting. Someone calls it "meat hook" but here it is coupled with an asymmetric loping stroke.

So does anybody know his name?

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