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Current USC Student Athlete (Senior: International Relation/Global Business)

Walnut Creek, Calif.

6’3”

Oct. 15, 1999
 

 

OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE
  • Second-time Olympian
     

  • First ever Trojan to compete for Moldova
     

  • 2016 Rio Games

    • Raced in the 200m free, placing 34th (1:48.85)
       

 

WORLD EXPERIENCE
  • Finished 15th in the 200m fly (1:57.85) at the 2021 European Aquatics Championships
     

  • At the 2017 Speedo Juniors, Sancov posted a Moldovan national record in the 100m fly with a 53.24
     

  • At the 2017 European Junior Championships, he set a world junior record in the 200m free with a first-place swim of 1:47.00

    • Also won a silver at the meet in the 100m free (49.01)
       

 

USC CAREER
  • USC record holder in the 200y fly (1:41.04) and 200y IM (1:43.92)
     

  • 2021 Pac-12 200y free Champion (1:32.20)
     

  • All-American

 

PERSONAL

· Born in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova. His family moved to California in 2017