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Iurie Başcatov

Full name: Iurie Başcatov
Other name(s): Yury Nikolayevich Bashkatov, Юрий Николаевич Башкатов
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: June 20, 1968 in Chişinău, Chişinău, Moldova
Affiliations: Dynamo Chişinău, Chişinău (MDA)
Country: URS Soviet Union, EUN Unified Team
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Iurie Başcatov from Moldavia won four of his five major international tournament medals in relays, his only individual medal coming at the 1989 European Championships, where he won silver in the 100 freestyle. He also won his only major tournament title at those championships in the medley relay. Başcatov won silver medals in the 4x100 free relay at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics and bronze in that event at the 1991 Worlds. Domestically, Başcatov won one Soviet title, the 1988 200 freestyle. He also won three silver medals (1988-89 100 freestyle, 1989 200 freestyle) and bronze times (1992 100 freestyle, 1988-89 4x100 free relay, 1989 4x50 free relay) at the Soviet championships.

Personal Best: 100 m freestyle – 49.58 (1988); 200 m freestyle – 1:49.65 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Soviet Union URS 5
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle Soviet Union URS 22
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Unified Team EUN 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Final 5 50.08
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Nine 2 QU 50.08

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Nine 6 1:52.04

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union URS Final 2 3:18.33 49.30 1:39.54
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Unified Team EUN Final 2 3:17.56 49.76 2:29.73
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Unified Team EUN Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:17.48 48.83 3:17.48