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Margarita
Nesterova
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
20 September 1989
Height
168 cm
Weight
57 kg
Residence
Belgorod, RUS
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Belgorod State University: Russia

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age nine in Belgorod, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
At age nine she was told she was too old to take up gymnastics or athletics, and she was too small for volleyball. Her father decided to encourage her to take up swimming.

International Debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup

General Interest

Hobbies
Painting, reading. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 30 Jan 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 30 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russian Federation. (Athlete, 30 Jan 2016)
Famous relatives
Her father received the title of Master of Sport in badminton, and Candidate for Master of Sport in diving in Russian Federation. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2016 Russian Championships to take up coaching at a new swimming school that she opened in Belgorod, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2017)

OTHER STUDIES
She has studied at Moscow State University of Physical Education in the Russian Federation. (universiade2013.sportresult.com, 16 Jul 2013)