2014 Sportsman of the Year

Vitalii OBOTIN

Photo: Vitalii OBOTIN

Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)

Swimming

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:

AthleteCountrySport
PASSOS Hugo Miguel flag: Portugal PORWrestling Greco-Roman
ZUPAN Miha flag: Slovenia SLOBasketball
KANAJI Yoshikazu flag: Japan JPNSwimming
ELNAGAR Shawkat flag: Egypt EGYFootball