International swimming Federation FINA has published the ranking of the world top strongest "Masters" swimmers 2018. A staff member of Voronezh State University, Yury Perin, was 5th in the top 10 ranking for the 200-meter backstroke, and 7th for the 100-meter backstroke.
Yury Perin works as a senior coach in the swimming pool of Voronezh State University, where thousands of children have been taught to swim and have been improving their health. Many young athletes have achieved classification standards. Visitors of the swimming pool call it the centre of children’s health. It is also very popular among adults and organisations who take care of their employees’ health.