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Grigory Tarasevich
Grigory Tarasevich

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Omsk, Russia

High School:
Grammar School #19

Event:
Backstroke


11/22/2014

Swimming and Diving Complete Day 2 Prelims

38 Cards advance to A-finals

11/22/2014

Swimming and Diving Lead Louisville Invitational After Day 2

Cards lead WKU, SIU, UConn, Missouri State

11/21/2014

Swimming and Diving Lead Louisville Invitational After Day 1

Cards lead WKU, SIU, UConn, Missouri State

11/18/2014

Tarasevich Named ACC Swimmer of the Week

Grigory has the top time in the nation in the 100-back

11/14/2014

No .5 Men's Swimming and Diving Swamp No. 11 Auburn and No. 14 Tennessee

Women fall but Kylliainen and Worrell Shine

11/07/2014

LOUISVILLE SWIMMING & DIVING v NORTH CAROLINA | DAY 1

Louisville Swimming & Diving v North Carolina | Day 1

02/22/2014

AAC SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS | DAY 4

AAC Swimming & Diving Championships | Day 4

02/21/2014

AAC SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS | DAY 3

AAC Swimming & Diving Championship | Day 3

Freshman: Along with Aaron, Grigory is another freshman for Louisville that qualified in individual events for the NCAA Championships, and both will compete in the 200-backstroke. He was placed on the All-American Conference team for winning both the 100- and 200-backstroke events, as well as helping the winning 200- and 400-medley relays at the American Conference Championships. He is the 18th-fastest in the 200-backstroke with a time of 1:41.50. Grigory posted a school record time with a 1:41.33 finish in the 200-backstroke at the NCAA Championships. He also finished 18th in the prelims of the 200-back and 32nd in the 100-back at the NCAA Championships.

Prep: Grigory Tarasevich hails from Omsk, Russia where he attended Grammar School #19. Tarasevich has earned three European Junior Champion Titles, he is a two time Russian Junior National Record Holder, and was crowned 2013's World Junior Champion in the 50- meter backstroke this past summer.

Personal: Son of Arkadiy and Galina Tarasevich. Born August 1, 1995. Major is Mechanical Engineering.

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