Lachezar Shumkov
Lachezar  Shumkov

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sofia, Bulgaria

High School:
7th High School

Event:
Breaststroke

Club:
SC Sofia


05/19/2016

Former Husky Heads to European Aquatics Championship

Shumkov looks to qualify for Bulgarian Olympic team.

07/27/2014

Lachezar Shumkov Sweeps Breaststroke Events At Bulgarian National Championships

The UConn captain has now tallied seven individual victories over the last two years at the championships

04/30/2014

Captains Announced For The 2014-15 Men's Swimming and Diving Season

Swimming coach Bob Goldberg chooses two seniors to lead the Huskies in the pool next year

02/26/2014

Ten Huskies Named To All-Conference Team

UConn finished in third place at last week's American Athletic Conference Championships

02/22/2014

UConn Takes Home Third Place Finish At Conference Championships

Sophomore swimmer Mike Lennon was second in the 1650-yard freestyle Saturday

02/05/2012

Women's Swimming and Diving: Connecticut vs Darthmouth

Wolf-Zackin Natitorium Storrs CT

At UConn: Broke his previous school records in the breaststroke events in his senior season... Owns the top time in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.65) and the 200-yard breaststroke (1:58.34)... Tabbed a team captain prior to his senior season, and he once again landed on the All-Conference team in his final year in Storrs... Swept the breaststroke events at the Bulgarian National Championships for the second straight year last summer... Won the 50,100 and 200-meter breaststroke and the 200 IM at the Bulgarian National Championships in 2013... Earned All-Conference honors as a junior... Named the American Athletic Conference Male Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 19, 2013) as a junior after winning both breaststroke events in UConn's meet against Pennsylvania (Nov. 9)...Was a Big East A- Finalist, 200 breaststroke record holder in his freshman year.

Achievements: Bulgarian National Age Group Champion

Personal: Born Feb. 28, 1992....son to Simona and Lachezar Shumkov...Computer Science major

Why UConn: "I liked the team and the coaching staff and I liked the University academics wise."