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Vladimir TOLIKIN
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Born24 Apr 1996 in Almaty, KAZ
Height1.92 m
Weight 86 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education, Sport Studies - Kazakh National University: Almaty, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2005 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
Asian Championship
Location
Kapchagay
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing computer games. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He was forced to retire from the sport in September 2015 due to a back injury. (Athlete, 26 Jan 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
56 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 2:04:47.6
43 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 57:40.9
19 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 1:00:15.8
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km  DNF