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Vadym Yaroshchuk

Full name: Vadym Maksymovych Yaroshchuk
Original name: Вадим Максимович Ярощук
Other name(s): Vadim Maksimovich Yaroshchuk, Вадим Максимович Ярощук
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: April 2, 1966 in Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Affiliations: VS Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Ukrainian Vadym Yaroshchuk took up swimming in 1973 and made the Soviet national team in 1985. Equally strong in butterfly and individual medley, he represented the Soviet Union in both styles internationally but, at major international meets, usually found his fame in IM. During his career Yaroshchuk competed at five major international tournaments and medaled in every one. He won two bronze medals, in the 200 IM and the medley relay, at the 1988 Olympics, silver in the 400 IM and bronze in the 200 IM at the 1986 World Championships, and swam on the 1989 European medley champion relay team, while taking silver in the 400 IM at the 1985 European Championships. He also won silver in the 200 IM silver and bronze in the 200 fly at the 1987 European Championships. Yaroshchuk won 12 Soviet titles: 50 butterfly – 1987; 100 butterfly – 1988; 200 butterfly – 1987-89, 200 IM – 1987-89, 400 IM – 1985-87 and the 1988 medley relay.

Personal Best: 100 m butterfly – 54.17 (1988); 200 m butterfly – 1:58.51 (1987); 200 m individual medley – 2:01.67 (1987); 400 m individual medley – 4:18.87 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Men's 100 metres Butterfly Soviet Union URS 8
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Men's 200 metres Butterfly Soviet Union URS 11
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Men's 200 metres Individual Medley Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Final 8 54.60
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Six 2 QU 54.17

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union B Final 3 2:00.34
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Five 3 QC 2:01.05

Men's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Final 3 2:02.40
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Eight 2 QU 2:02.77

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Swimming Soviet Union URS Final 3 3:39.96 53.34 2:50.22
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