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Oleksandra
Kashuba
UkraineUkraine, UKR
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
06 June 1996
Height
181 cm
Family
Husband Oleksandr
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 10 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"I like the sport as it is beautiful and graceful but at the same time difficult."
Club / Team
Dynamo: Kharkiv, UKR
Name of coach
Svetlana Saidova [national], UKR; Iryna Grebennikova, UKR; Valeria Mezhenina, UKR; Olesya Zaitseva, UKR

International Debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Mexico

General Interest

Hobbies
Needlework, dancing. (Athlete, 18 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver and bronze medals at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 18 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 21 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian artistic swimmers Daria Yushko, Kseniya Sydorenko and Olena Grechykhina. (Athlete, 21 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She and her teammates were named the 2017 Team of the Year at the Heroes of Sports Awards in Ukraine. (xsport.ua, 04 Apr 2018)

She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2017; Athlete, 18 Aug 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 18 Aug 2017)