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Russia’s 2012 Olympic medalist in swimming Grechin announces comeback after retirement

In 2017, the athlete announced a decision to quit sports

MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. Russia’s 2012 Olympics bronze medalist in swimming Andrei Grechin has announced his comeback to sports after making a decision to wrap up with sports career in 2017, Russia’s Match TV sports broadcaster reported on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old Russian swimmer won the bronze of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.

Grechin is also the two-time silver medalist and a bronze winner of the World Aquatics Championships in addition to his two gold and three silver medals of the European Aquatics Championships.