Name: Jesse Lishchuk
Sport: American Canoe
Discipline(s): Canoe Sprint, Canoe Marathon
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
DOB: 4/8/1995
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Council Rock North High School (Philadelphia, Pa.) ‘13
College: Temple University ‘18, Pre-Physical Therapy Kinesiology
Team/Club: San Diego Canoe Kayak Team
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 ICF Junior World Championships 17th (500m K4) (U23)
  • 2017 ICF Junior World Championships, 17th (500m K4) (U23)
Personal: Son of Vadim and Eugenia Lishchuk…Has one sibling, Lenny…First generation American, as his parents are from Kiev, Ukraine…Speaks fluent Russian…Began kayaking at age 8…Moved from his hometown in Philadelphia to train in San Diego and pursue his Olympic dream…Hobbies include playing pickup basketball and photography.