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Kseniya
Sydorenko
UkraineUkraine, UKR
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
02 July 1986
Height
178 cm
Weight
55 kg
Marital status
* unknown *
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age eight in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Her father took her to a swimming pool.

International Debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Ukraine

General Interest

Hobbies
Dancing, reading. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing first in the Olympic qualification tournament in March 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and winning silver and bronze medals at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Spanish artistic swimmer Gemma Mengual. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go to your goal and don't give up no matter what." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2016)
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 Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2012 Olympic Games in London before making a comeback in 2013. In 2018 she retired again and switched to a coaching role. (xsport.ua, 05 Apr 2018; Athlete, 28 Nov 2014)