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Kristina
Ilinykh
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Female
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
27 November 1994
Height
167 cm
Weight
53 kg
Residence
Yekaterinburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Ural State University of Physical Education: Yekaterinburg, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in January 2000 in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Yekaterinburg [RUS] / Moscow Region Centre of Olympic Sports [RUS]:
Name of coach
Natalia Valova, RUS, from 2000

International Debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Russia

General Interest

Hobbies
Reading, needlework, painting. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 3m synchronised springboard at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 21 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To avoid mistakes, you need experience. To get experience, you need to make mistakes." (Athlete, 01 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 14 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2017)