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Victoria
Andreeva
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
21 June 1992
Height
190 cm
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband Dmitry Belyakov
Residence
Penza, RUS
Occupation
Army, Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Teaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her parents got her involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Penza Regional Centre of Sports Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Sergey Chepik [national]; Yury Allakin [personal], RUS

International Debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Russia

General Interest

Hobbies
Snowboarding, horse riding. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning four gold medals and one silver medal at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2016)
Hero / Idol
Italian swimmer Federica Pellegrini. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 28 Dec 2017; Athlete, 20 Aug 2017)
Famous relatives
Her mother Svetlana has coached modern pentathlon. Her husband Dmitry Belyakov has worked as president of Povolzhye youth swimming league in the Russian Federation. (russwimming.ru, 20 Aug 2018; penza-online.ru, 14 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2017)