Congratulations to Pavel Poltavtsev for his brilliant victories at the XIV Paralympic Games

10 September 2012

On August 29, 2012, the XIV Paralympic Games opened in London. Russian swimmer Pavel Poltavtsev travelled to the British capital as a member of the Russian Paralympic Team, with the firm intention of becoming a Paralympic champion. The Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation has been an active and keen supporter of this athlete’s career.

On September 2 Pavel won a bronze medal in the relay 4×100 meter freestyle. On September 8 Pavel Poltavtsev took the gold in the 100 meters breaststroke, setting a world record of 1 min 04.02 sec. The previous records for this distance were also set by Pavel; the first one at the European Championships in Reykjavik, the second at the World Championships in Rio de Janeiro in 2009.

Pavel won the third, silver medal on September 9, in the men’s combined swimming relay 4×100 meters. The team of the Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation heartily congratulates Pavel and wishes the athlete many more glorious victories!


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