Ivan

Kurakin

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Freestyle/Backstroke
Height: 6'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia
High School: Redwood HS
Major: Structural Engineering

Bio

CLUB
Competed with North Bay Aquatics. 

HIGH SCHOOL
2018 graduate of Redwood High School in Larkspur ... Competed with the Giants of the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) ... Was a 10-time NISCA All-American ... Named the Marin County Boys Swimmer of the Year ... Earned the title of Redwood High School Most Valuable swimmer twice ... Named the Redwood High School Prep of the Year ... Was the Redwood High School Freshman of the Year ... Was a finalist at the North Coast Section and State Championships from 2016-18 ... Helped the Giants to MCAL Championships titles from 2015-17 ... Holds the MCAL, MCAL meet and school record in the 500 free, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 17 in Khabarovsk, Russia ... Structural engineering major at Muir College ... Most memorable moment was scoring at the National Swimming Coaches Association (NSCA) Junior Nationals ... Hobbies include basketball, tightrope walking, association football, hockey, watching sci-fi movies and space exploration ... Cheers for Amur Khabarovsk, PFC CSKA Moscow, FC SKA-Khabarovsk and the Golden State Warriors ... Favorite athletes are swimmers Zane Grothe and Ryosuke Irie ... Enjoys the movie Gattaca ... Listens to Metallica, Nirvana, Limp Bizkit, Eminem, Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar ... Likes noodle soup ... Uses Instagram.

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