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Gennadi Touretski
Born
Геннадий Геннадьевич Турецкий

17 July 1949
Died 7 August 2020 (aged 71)
Cause of death Stroke
Nationality USSR
(1949-1991)
Russian
(1991-)
Australian
(1996-)
Occupation Swimming coach
Known for The coach of Alexander Popov, Michael Klim and Ian Thorpe
Children Alexandra Touretski, Svetlana Turetskaya

Gennadi Gennadiyevich Touretski (Russian: Геннадий Геннадьевич Турецкий, 17 July 1949 – 7 August 2020) was a Russian swimming coach. He was best known for training multiple Olympic gold medalists Alexander Popov and Michael Klim through the 1990s to early 2000s at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

In 2011 he trained Ian Thorpe in Switzerland.

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