Three gold medals at the 28th Open Swimming Championship in the Masters category are the result of professional swimmer Andrei Kurnosov, a member of the Glorax Life team (a part of Andrei Birzhin’s Glorax Group). Short-water competitions were held on April 27-29 in Obninsk. Athletes performed in 21 disciplines on 10 tracks of 50 meters.
A member of the Glorax Life team won prizes in several disciplines, and in three became the winner:
· Relay 4 by 50 meters, crawl, male
· Relay 4 by 50 meters, crawl, mixed
· Relay 4 by 50 meters, combined, mixed
In the discipline “50 meters, crawl” Andrei Kurnosov took the silver, breaking the distance in 24.14 seconds. In the discipline “50 meters on the back” swimmer won the bronze with a time of 29.16 seconds.
“I have a thoroughly structured training process, taking into account both intermediate performances and responsible international competitions. After all, it is important not only to approach the competition prepared, but also to maintain strength for a successful performance at the next championship. I’m not tired of repeating that decent results can only be obtained through discipline, self-control, and dedication,” – commented Andrei Kurnosov.
The professional athlete has been a part of the Glorax Life team for two years already and during that time, with the support of the Group and its founder, has won many international awards, set several records in Europe and Russia, and was also at the end of 2018 recognized as the best swimmer in Russia according to the Federation of Swimming “Masters”.