2017 Sportsman of the Year

Andrei ZHIVAEV

Photo: Andrei ZHIVAEV

Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)

Swimming

Russian Deaf Swimming Championships: 4 gold medal (50, 100, 200m butterfly, 50m freestyle)

23rd Summer Deaflympics

8 gold (50, 100m butterfly, 50m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x200m freestyle relay, 4x100m medley relay, 4x200m freestyle mixed relay, 4x100m medley mixed relay)

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

AthleteCountrySport
KLOTZ Matthew flag: United States USASwimming
FUJIHARA Satoi flag: Japan JPNSwimming
WANG Cong flag: China CHNTable Tennis
PIRAYGHARCHAMAN Sajjad flag: Iran IRIAthletics
DINGES Viktor flag: Russian Federation RUSOrienteering
ESENBOGA Erkan flag: Turkey TURJudo
BABIC Adrian flag: Slovakia SVKCycling Road
ALLEN John flag: Germany GERGolf
GESSNER John flag: Canada CANCurling
PAPADATOS Alexandros flag: Greece GREWrestling Freestyle
Wrestling Greco-Roman