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Olena
Grechykhina
UkraineUkraine, UKR
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
11 July 1991
Height
178 cm
Weight
62 kg
Marital status
Married
Residence
Russia
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 1998 at age seven in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
She wanted to learn to swim first and later on became keen about "dancing" in water.

International Debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Budapest, HUN

General Interest

Hobbies
Cycling, playing the drums, dancing. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three bronze medals at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Athlete, 15 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sport-express.ua, 07 Jul 2017)