Evgenii Somov


  • Age: 23
  • Hometown: SSaint-Petersburg
  • College: University of Louisville
  • Coach: Vlad Polyakov, Arthur Albiero
  • Instagram: Somatinka


  • World/European Junior Champion
  • NCAA Champion
  • 5x ACC Champion
  • ACC record holder
  • Russian National Champion


Evgenii Somov has spent years swimming and honing in on how to improve his technique for faster swimming! He was a World/European Junior Champion, NCAA Champion, 5x ACC Champion, ACC record holder & Russian National Champion.

Because of swimming, Evengii says that he “found himself in life”. Now, as a Fitter & Faster Elite Clinician, he strives to help the next generation of swimmers by:

1- Get participants excited to be involved in this sport and explain that swimming practices can be fun.

2- Show the participants where this sport can take them and what benefits they can get from it.

3- Make this sport more popular!

His advise to all swimmers is “Enjoy what you are doing. Be patient. Visualize your goals. Believe in yourself.”