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Yana
Nestsiarava
BelarusBelarus, BLR
High diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
14 June 1992
Height
167 cm
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began high diving in 2012.
Why this sport?
She retired from diving at age 18 and later switched to high diving as she knew that there were athletes in Belarus who took part in professional high diving shows around the world.

General Interest

Hero / Idol
British high diver Gary Hunt. (redbullcontentpool.com, 25 Apr 2015)
Injuries
She withdrew from the competition after the first two dives at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, because of a back injury. (rsport.ria.ru, 24 Jul 2019)

She had a kidney infection in 2018 that resulted in lower back pain. (cliffdiving.redbull.com, 14 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2017)
Other information
SHOW
She has worked as a performer for the French entertainment company Sokol Entertainment, which creates shows for theme parks and events combining extreme sports, comedy, music and acrobatics. (Facebook profile, 18 Nov 2018)

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