Ruslan Gaziev

FR

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown Toronto, Ontario

Career Honors | Bests
• CSCAA First Team All-American (200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay – 2019)
• CSCAA Honorable Mention All-American (800 Free Relay – 2019)
• Second Team All-Big Ten (19)
• Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (11/7/18)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/7/18)

School Records
• 200 Free Relay – 1:16.36 (2019)
• 400 Free Relay – 2:48.75 (2019)
• 800 Free Relay – 6:13.44 (2019)

As A Freshman (2018-19)
• Member of the 200 Free (1:16.89) and 400 Free (2:50.28) Relays that finished seventh at the NCAA Championships to earn CSCAA First Team All-America honors; also claimed Honorable Mention All-America honors as part of the 800 Free Relay, finishing 10th with a time of 6:14.99.
• Helped break the school 800 Free Relay record with a time of 6:13.44 for bronze at the Big Ten Championships; also swam the second leg of the 200 Free Relay (1:16.36) for silver and another school record.
• Claimed silver as the anchor to the 400 Free Relay (2:48.75) at the Big Ten Championships, breaking the school record.
• Anchored the 400 Medley Relay to fourth-place at Big Tens with a time of 3:06.20, the No. 2 time in program history.
• Took fifth in the 100 Free with a time of 42.74 at the Big Ten Championships; Finished seventh in the 50 Free with a time of 19.60 and in the 200 Free (1:34.83).
• Recorded the No. 2 50 Free (19.34) and No. 5 100 Free (42.51) times in program history in the Big Ten Championship preliminaries.
• Won the 100 Free at the Shamrock Invitational (43.59) and at the Ohio State Invitational (42.79); also won the 200 Free (1:34.97) at the OSU Invite.
• Represented Ohio State at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in the 100 Free, finishing sixth with a time of 43.93.
• Debuted as a Buckeye with a win in both the 50 Free (20.19) and the 100 Free (43.79) against Alabama.

Prior to Ohio State
• 2018 Canadian Pan Pac team member.
• 4×100 Free Relay junior world record holder.
• Sixth-place at the FINA World Junior Championships in the 50 Free.
• Competed with the Markham Aquatic Club.