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Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Artistic Swimming


Further Personal Information

Date of birth
20 September 1993
171 cm
Moscow, RUS
Athlete, Student
English, Russian
Higher education
Sports Psychology - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age seven in Gatchina, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She liked being in water from an early age. Her mother thought that swimming was not interesting enough for her, so she took up artistic swimming.
Club / Team
MGFSO: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Tatiana Pokrovskaya [national], RUS; Tatiana Danchenko [national], RUS; Olga Vasilchenko [personal], RUS
Training Regime
She trains for up to 12 hours a day, alternating five training days with a day off.

International Debut

Competing for
World Cup
Changshu, CHN

General Interest

Sveta (, 06 Aug 2018)
Dogs. (Athlete, 23 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and claiming four gold medals at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 18 Aug 2017;, 29 Nov 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother and her coaches. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2014)
Hero / Idol
Russian artistic swimmers Natalia Ishchenko, Svetlana Romashina and Anastasia Davydova. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2014)
She suffered from a minor knee injury in late 2017 and early 2018. (, 19 May 2018)

She injured her thigh ahead of the 2010 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (, 15 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself and never give up." (Instagram profile, 16 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she was named an Honourable Citizen of Gatchina in the Russian Federation. (, 29 Jun 2018)

In 2017 and 2018 she was named Female Artistic Swimmer of the year by the European Swimming League [LEN]. (, 15 Feb 2019;, 22 Jan 2018)

She was named the 2017 International Swimming Federation [FINA] Best Female Artistic Swimmer. (, 02 Dec 2017)

She received the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation in recognition of her gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 26 Aug 2016)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 27 Dec 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 18 Aug 2017)

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