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(; Łacinka: Jaŭhien Mikałajevič Curkin; born 9 November 1990) is a Belarusian swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle and butterfly events.
qualified for the men's 100 m freestyle, as a member of the Belarusian swimming team, at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, by attaining a B-standard entry time of 49.62 seconds from the European Championships. He challenged seven other swimmers on the fourth heat, including British-born Paraguayan swimmer Benjamin Hockin.
edged out sixth-place finisher Gabriel Melconian Alvez of Uruguay by fifteen hundredths of a second (0.15), outside his qualifying entry time of 50.53 seconds.
failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed thirty-fourth out of 60 swimmers in the preliminaries.
At the 2012 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Chartres, France,
lowered his national record time to 22.73 seconds, but was barely out touched by France's Frédérick Bousquet for the final top seeding in the semifinals of the men's 50 m butterfly.
Sankovich showed a tremendous improvement on the international scene at the 2014 European Championships in Berlin, Germany, overhauling the 52-second barrier in the 100 m butterfly to produce his own lifetime best (51.92) and collect his first ever bronze medal of the meet. The 2015 season brought a stellar feat for Sankovich, as he swam a career best and the world's third fastest time (51.57) in the 100 m butterfly at the Belarus Open, but could not chase his rival Yauhen
by 0.13 of a second to lower the new Belarusian record.
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