< back
Evgeny DRATTSEV
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Russia   
GenderMen
Born24 Jan 1983 in Yaroslavl, URS
Height1.80 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Marina, sons Mikhail and Alexander
Residence
Yaroslavl, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physiology - Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight in Yaroslavl, Russian Federation. He switched to open water swimming in 1999.
Why this sport?
He was searching for an activity he could do after school and decided to start swimming because there was a pool close to his home.
Club / Team
Moscow Region Centre of Olympic Sports [RUS] / Yaroslavl Regional Centre of Sports Preparation [RUS]:
Name of coach
Alexander Petryaev [personal], RUS
International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with family, spending time in nature, fishing, travelling in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two silver medals at the 2010 World Open Water Championships in Roberval, QC, Canada, and claiming bronze in the 25km at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Irina Voronina. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmers Alexander Popov and Vladimir Salnikov. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2012 and 2017 he was named one of the Athletes of the Year in Yaroslavl, Russian Federation. (yarreg.ru, 14 Jan 2013; sport76.ru, 03 Jan 2018)

He was named among the three best Russian swimmers for 2014 by the Russian Swimming Federation. (ria.ru, 18 Jan 2015)

In October 2013 he took part in the Olympic torch relay in Yaroslavl, Russian Federation, ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (sovsport.ru, 19 Oct 2013)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 28 Dec 2020)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a professor at the chair of physical education theory at Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 25km 4:51:19.6
22 2019 Gwangju, KOR 10km 1:49:37.4
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 25km 5:02:49.8
8 2017 Budapest, HUN 10km 1:52:10.1
4 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km 55:20.4
8 2015 Kazan, RUS 25km 4:57:11.9
12 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 53:38.6
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 25km 4:47:28.1
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 56:08.7
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 56:18.5
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km - Team Time Trial 58:32.7
12 2009 Rome, ITA 5 km 56:48.5
10 2009 Rome, ITA 10km 1:52:15.0
2 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 5km 56:50.7
3 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS 10km 1:55:47.31
8 2005 Montreal, QC, CAN 5km 51:54.5
9 2005 Montreal, QC, CAN 10km 1:47:13.3
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2021 Budakalász, HUN 25km  DNF
20 2021 Budakalász, HUN 10km 1:53:05.3
6 2018 Glasgow, SCO 25km 4:59:42.1
24 2018 Glasgow, SCO 10km 1:51:00.5
2 2014 Berlin, GER 25km 4:59:31.2
3 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 1:50:00.6
6 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 55:19.0
4 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 1:57:56.1
4 2012 Piombino, ITA 5km - Team Time Trial 1:01:05.4
4 2011 Eilat, ISR 5 km 54:12.7
4 2011 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:53:25.0
4 2011 Eilat, ISR 5km - Team Time Trial 58:28.6
3 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:54:26.6
9 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 5 km 1:00:00.0
2 2008 Dubrovnik, CRO 10km 1:52:50.6
6 2008 Dubrovnik, CRO 5 km 54:19.0
2 2008 Dubrovnik, CRO 5km - Team Time Trial 57:03.6
4 2006 Budapest, HUN 10km 1:58:18.0
5 2006 Budapest, HUN 5km 56:38.9 
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
29 2021   10km  
11 2021 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:50:00.1
60 2019   10km  
10 2019 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 1:56:59.60
4 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:47:48.00
16 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:58:28.9
6 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:56:13.2
16 2015 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:57:52.52
3 2012 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:52:36.45
  2012 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km  DNS
1 2012 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 1:59:02.42
9 2012 Santos, BRA 10km 2:11:49.72
3 2012 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:55:35
6 2011 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:58:20.32
5 2010 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:04:25.80
1 2010 Santos, BRA 10km 2:14:12.03
4 2009 Dubai, UAE 10km 1:44:59.36
6 2009 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:58:29.6
6 2009 New York, NY, USA 10km 1:47:49.0
3 2009 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:55:16.85
4 2009 Shantou, CHN 10km 2:03:18.44
3 2009 Sharjah, UAE 10km 1:49:17.68
2 2008 Santos, BRA 10km 1:58:44.11
16 2007   10km