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Evgeniy KUZNETSOV
Sport Diving
NOC ROC   
GenderMen
Born12 Apr 1990 in Stavropol, URS
Height1.70 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Veles [2015]
Residence
Stavropol, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics, Sport Studies - Stavropol State University / Stavropol State Agrarian University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age four in Stavropol, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His mother took him to a swimming pool where he was unable to swim but could dive from heights. He trained in acrobatics and karate, but his parents decided that his best chance for athletic success was in diving.
Club / Team
FSB Sports Club [RUS] / Stavropol Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.2 [RUS]:
Name of coach
Valentina Reshetnyak [personal], RUS, from 1996
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Nicknames
Zhenya (kp.ru, 17 Aug 2016)
Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 3m synchronised springboard at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and gold in the 3m synchronised springboard at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (SportsDeskOnline, 11 May 2021; Athlete, 24 Aug 2017)
Injuries
He underwent knee surgery in 2013 and missed the Four Nations event in Kazan, Russian Federation. (shvsm-penza.ru, 07 Dec 2013)

He experienced problems with his back in the lead-up to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (prosports.ru, 18 Aug 2013)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merit to the Fatherland [first grade] of the Russian Federation. (pravo.gov.ru, 15 Aug 2012)

In 2011 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (russian.rt.com, 10 Jun 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard 461.90 
8 2021 Tokyo, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 331.08
4 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard 481.35
7 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard Synchro  
14 2012 London, ENG 3m Springboard 437.70
2 2012 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 459.63
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard 434.55
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 396.81 
8 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 458.70
Final 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Event 335.60
1 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 450.30
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 516.90 
2 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 459.18
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard 508.00
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 428.01
2 2011 Shanghai, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 451.89
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN 3m Springboard 493.55
7 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1m Springboard 388.10
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 1m Springboard 319.20
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 3m Springboard 344.55
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2011   3m Springboard  
5 2011 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard 473.25
2 2011 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 425.70
4 2011 Penza, RUS 3m Springboard 465.30
1 2011 Penza, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 452.67
1 2011 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 512.45
5 2011 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 392.10
24 2010   3m Springboard 389.60 DNQ
  2010   3m Springboard Synchro 418.05 DNQ
2 2010 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 477.50
5 2010 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 433.55
3 2010 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 395.88
2 2010 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 476.35
4 2010 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 414.81
19 2009   3m Springboard  
5 2009 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard 414.70
2 2009 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 414.00
20 2009 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard 403.95 DNQ
2 2009 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 409.44
  2009 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard  DNS
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2021 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 525.20
1 2021 Budapest, HUN Team Event 431.80
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro  
1 2019 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard 499.45
1 2019 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard Synchro 435.69
3 2018 Glasgow, SCO 3m Springboard 508.05
3 2018 Glasgow, SCO Team Event 349.55
1 2018 Glasgow, SCO 3m Springboard Synchro 431.16
Preliminary Round 2017 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard 363.90
1 2017 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard Synchro 427.71
1 2016 London, ENG 3m Springboard 497.90
2 2016 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 445.23
6 2015 Rostock, GER 1m Springboard 381.75
2 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 467.60
1 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 462.96
4 2014 Berlin, GER 3m Springboard 471.40
2 2014 Berlin, GER 1m Springboard 422.40
1 2014 Berlin, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 464.64
2 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 471.55
1 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 460.44
3 2013 Rostock, GER Team Event 348.10
2 2012 Eindhoven, NED 1m Springboard 412.65
4 2012 Eindhoven, NED 3m Springboard 492.45
1 2012 Eindhoven, NED 3m Springboard Synchro 445.92
1 2011 Turin, ITA 1m Springboard 427.05
3 2011 Turin, ITA 3m Springboard 482.35
1 2011 Turin, ITA 3m Springboard Synchro 454.68
3 2010 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 455.80
4 2010 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 411.45
7 2009 Turin, ITA 1m Springboard 352.50
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2020   3m Springboard  
8 2020 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 431.35
1 2020 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 421.95
4 2019   3m Springboard  
10 2019 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 397.35
4 2019 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 390.03
2 2019 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 466.60
2 2019 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 401.94
4 2019 London, ENG 3m Springboard 479.25
2 2019 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 417.12
4 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 458.85
4 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 416.13
5 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 3m Springboard 429.55
6 2019 Sagamihara, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 371.43
4 2018   3m Springboard  
7 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 432.60
2 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 442.86
4 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard 467.10
2 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 412.71
3 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 494.25
2 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 437.43
4 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 463.95
2 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 425.10
8 2017   3m Springboard  
7 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 451.10
3 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 419.25
8 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard 462.00
3 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 430.86
11 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 402.40
3 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 376.83
7 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard 456.85
1 2017 Windsor, ON, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 422.88
4 2016   3m Springboard  
3 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 466.20
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 430.32
4 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 487.05
4 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 423.99
5 2016 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 507.45
1 2016 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 437.76
9 2015   3m Springboard  
2 2015 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 417.30
2 2015 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 453.66
2 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 444.12
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 426.70
1 2015 London, ENG 3m Springboard 519.40
3 2015 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 429.21
5 2014   3m Springboard  
4 2014 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 484.00
1 2014 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 455.28
8 2014 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 428.45
3 2014 London, ENG 3m Springboard 523.20
3 2014 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 442.62
1 2014 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard 542.30
1 2014 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 463.86
2 2013 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 430.32
7 2012   3m Springboard  
5 2012   3m Springboard Synchro  
5 2012 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 460.05
5 2012 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 405.54
2 2012 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard 477.05
1 2012 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 452.40
3 2011 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 491.25
2 2011 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard 505.35