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Dimitri COLUPAEV
Sport Swimming
NOC Germany   
GenderMen
Born29 Jan 1990 in Kishinev, URS
Height1.89 m
Weight 86 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Occupation
Bank Employee
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Economics - University of Southern California : Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in Limburg, Germany.
Why this sport?
His parents signed him up.
General Interest
Nicknames
Dima (allgemeine-zeitung.de, 12 May 2012)
Awards and honours
He is a six-time National Collegiate Athletic Association [NCAA] All-American. (usctrojans.com, 30 May 2013)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from competitive swimming in January 2015. ""I have decided to say goodbye from competitive sports and now to concentrate on my professional and personal projects." (swimvortex.com, 19 Jan 2015)

FROM MOLDOVA TO GERMANY
He moved with his parents to Germany from Moldova at age six after the breakup of the Soviet Union. (swr.de, 05 Jun 2012)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2012 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:06.59
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Freestyle 1:48.50
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:13.77
5 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:10.07
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 1:45.38
3 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6:53.22
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:49.78
1 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:09.17
5 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:15.88
2 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 47.51
15 2009 Istanbul, TUR 200m Individual Medley 1:56.30
10 2009 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 1:45.86
26 2008 Rijeka, CRO 200m Individual Medley 2:00.41
42 2008 Rijeka, CRO 200m Freestyle 1:48.14
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2013 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 47.39
7 2013 Berlin, GER 100m Individual Medley 52.99
6 2013 Berlin, GER 200m Freestyle 1:43.62
8 2013 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 1:56.42