National Teams

Senior National Team

Alex Loginov

  • Age 31
  • Height 198.12 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club Toronto Swim Club
  • Coach Byron MacDonald
  • Hometown Toronto, ON
  • Residence Vanvouver, BC
  • Event 50 FR

Alex’s Bio

  • At the 2017 Canadian Swimming Trials in Victoria, Loginov won the 50-m freestyle in a personal best time. He qualified for both the World Championships in Budapest along with the FISU Summer Universiade in Taipei.
  • At the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Loginov finished eighth in the 50-m freestyle.
  • At the 2015 Canadian Swimming Championships in Pointe-Claire, Que., Loginov earned himself a gold in the 50-m freestyle along with the winning the sprint freestyle award.
  • Earned the silver medal in the 50-m freestyle at Team Canada Trials to meet the standard for the 2015 Pan Am Games team.
  • He showed his potential when he tied UBC teammate Yuri Kisil for gold in the 50-m freestyle as they led the Thunderbirds to the overall CIS men’s title.
  • Born in Kiev, Ukraine and a resident of Toronto until last year, Loginov speaks English, Russian and Ukrainian.
  • He is pursuing his studies at UBC in international relations.
  • He hopes to work in diplomacy or the international sports community.
  • He says his parents are his biggest influence because they finish the job no matter how hard it is.
  • At 14, shortly after his coach suggested he try other strokes, he broke his finger on a wall while swimming backstroke.
  • His parents – Yuri, a mechanic supervisor, and Olena, an accountant – are his biggest influences: “They show me time after time that they do what is needed to be done no matter how hard it is.”
Quick Facts
  • Favourite Movie: Mean Girls
  • Favourite Book: The Notebook
  • Favourite Magazine: Cosmo
  • Favourite Actor/Actress: Lindsay Lohan
  • Favourite Band: Sum41
  • Favourite TV Show: Sex and the City
  • Music Behind the Blocks: Taylor Swift
  • Superhero: Mr. Bean
  • Pre-race mean: Butter

Alex’s Personal Bests

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50m Freestyle Laps50mOntario Summer Provincial ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle50mCanadian Swimming Trials
50m Breaststroke25mChampionnat canadien universitaire
50m Freestyle25mCIS University Championships
100m Freestyle25mCanada West Swimming Championships
50m Freestyle Laps25mCoupe Canada CupRELAY
100m Freestyle50mCanadian Championships
50m Breaststroke50mWorld Trials
200m Breaststroke25mHarvest Invitational
100m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Freestyle50mDr. Ralph Hicken Invitational
100m Breaststroke25mSC Junior and PARA Provincials
100m Freestyle Laps25mSC Junior and PARA ProvincialsRELAY
800m Freestyle25mAB Meet
200m Freestyle25mYouth Cup
100m Backstroke25mHarvest Invitational
400m Freestyle25mHarvest Invitational
50m Butterfly25mHall of Fame Meet
100m Butterfly25mHall of Fame Meet
50m Backstroke25mHall of Fame Meet
50m Breaststroke Laps50mDivision 1 Team ChampsRELAY
100m Breaststroke50mDivision 1 Team Champs
200m Breaststroke50mJack MacCormick Invitational
100m Butterfly50mPentathlon
100m Backstroke50mPentathlon
200m Medley50mPentathlon