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Grigory TARASEVICH
Sport Swimming
NOC ROC   
GenderMen
Born01 Aug 1995 in Omsk, RUS
Height1.91 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kazan, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - University of Louisville: United States
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five in Omsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His mother, a swimming coach, taught him how to swim.
Club / Team
Republic of Tatarstan Centre of Sports Preparation: Kazan, RUS
Name of coach
Arkady Tarasevich [father], RUS, from 2003
International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Kazan, RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing percussion instruments and bass guitar, going to music festivals and concerts. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the 100m backstroke at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2020)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 18 Jan 2016)
Hero / Idol
Swimmer, triathlete and coach Alec Rukosuev. (Athlete, 18 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 28 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in sports management at the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism in Kazan, Russian Federation. (sportacadem.ru, 12 Jun 2021; Athlete, 14 Sep 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Backstroke 1:57.06
7 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:42.45
4 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:29.22
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Backstroke 53.46
4 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Backstroke 1:57.72
5 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 53.12
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 24.86
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
6 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:43.02
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Backstroke 1:58.30
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 25.42
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 53.64
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:30.90
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Backstroke 1:51.32
11 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Backstroke 23.64 
8 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Backstroke 50.95
10 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Backstroke 1:52.46 
1 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
1 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:21.17
6 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Backstroke 1:57.68
5 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 24.72
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 53.55
4 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Backstroke 53.34
6 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Backstroke 1:57.37
2 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
3 2016 London, ENG 50m Backstroke 24.86
2 2016 London, ENG 100m Backstroke 53.89
6 2016 London, ENG 200m Backstroke 1:59.31
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Backstroke 1:53.59
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Backstroke 51.49
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2019 Berlin, GER 200m Backstroke 1:59.93
3 2019 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 25.14
4 2019 Berlin, GER 100m Backstroke 54.24
4 2019 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 25.24
3 2019 Budapest, HUN 200m Backstroke 1:59.90
3 2019 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 54.71
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 200m Backstroke 1:59.88
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 24.85
1 2019 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 53.76
1 2019 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:44.38
72 2018   Overall Ranking  
4 2018 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 51.20
3 2018 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.90
4 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Backstroke 1:52.45
6 2018 Eindhoven, NED 50m Backstroke 23.87
3 2018 Eindhoven, NED 100m Backstroke 50.79
2 2018 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.00
5 2017 Berlin, GER 200m Backstroke 1:51.59
4 2017 Berlin, GER 100m Backstroke 50.75
5 2017 Eindhoven, NED 100m Backstroke 51.13
8 2017 Eindhoven, NED 50m Backstroke 24.04
4 2017 Moscow, RUS 200m Backstroke 1:52.55