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Maria
Shurochkina
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
30 June 1995
Height
164 cm
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Psychology - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2002 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her mother brought her to a swimming pool where she began training.
Club / Team
MGFSO: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Tatiana Pokrovskaya [national], RUS; Elena Gryzunova [personal], RUS; Elena Polyanskaya [personal], RUS

International Debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia

General Interest

Nicknames
Masha (Facebook profile, 24 Apr 2018)
Hero / Idol
Spanish artistic swimmer Gemma Mengual, French artistic swimmer Virginie Dedieu. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
For winning gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 26 Aug 2016)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
Her sister Nyusha is a well-known Russian singer. (ru.hellomagazine.com, 07 Jun 2017)
Other information
DANCE SCHOOL
In 2017 she opened a dance school in Moscow, Russian Federation. (ru.hellomagazine.com, 07 Jun 2017)

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