2014 Sportsman of the Year

Vitalii OBOTIN

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In 11th European Deaf Swimming Championships in Saransk (Russia) he won 6 gold medals (200m freestyle, 200m Individual Medley, 400m Individual Medley, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x200m freestyle relay, 4x100m Medley relay) and 2 silver medals (400m freestyle, 1500m freestyle). He has 2 European Deaf Record (200m Medley and 400m Medley) and World record in 4x100m freestyle relay.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

PASSOS Hugo MiguelFlag: Portugal Portugal (POR)Wrestling Greco-Roman
ZUPAN MihaFlag: Slovenia Slovenia (SLO)Basketball
KANAJI YoshikazuFlag: Japan Japan (JPN)Swimming
ELNAGAR ShawkatFlag: Egypt Egypt (EGY)Football

Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year