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Maryna
Goliadkina
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
13 June 1997
Height
170 cm
Weight
51 kg
Marital status
Married
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Malakhovka, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age eight in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"This sport helps not only to have high sporting achievements but also to reveal yourself as a girl as synchronised swimming is a feminine and emotional sport."
Club / Team
Youth of Moscow [RUS] / Anastasia Davydova Olympic Centre of Synchronised Swimming [RUS]:
Name of coach
Anastasia Davydova [personal], RUS, from 2014; Yulia Miteva [personal], RUS; Yelena Gryzunova, RUS

International Debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Mexico City, MEX

General Interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, playing the guitar. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian artistic swimmer Anastasia Davydova. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017; davidovacenter.ru, 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Other information
FROM UKRAINE TO RUSSIA
She began training in the Russian Federation in August 2014 and received Russian citizenship in 2015. She made her debut for the Russian Federation at the 2015 Hungarian Open in Budapest, Hungary. Due to a three-year transition period, she was not eligible to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015; mir24.tv, 11 Jun 2015)