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Yulia
Timoshinina
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
23 January 1998
Height
162 cm
Weight
48 kg
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - 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 training at age six in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
MGFSO: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Svetlana Timoshinina [mother], RUS; Vladimir Timoshinin [father], RUS

International Debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Russia

General Interest

Hobbies
Going for walks, shopping. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 10m synchronised platform at the 2014 and 2015 European Championships. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2017)
Hero / Idol
Russian divers Dmitri Sautin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Zakharov and Yulia Pakhalina. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2012 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (russiadive.ru, 19 Jun 2018; minsport.vgsspb.ru, 01 Nov 2012)
Famous relatives
Her mother Svetlana Timoshinina is a three-time world champion in diving. Her father Vladimir Timoshinin is a five-time European champion in diving. Her grandfather Alexander Timoshinin is a two-time Olympic champion in rowing. Her grandmother Natalia Kuznetsova won silver in diving at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. (mn.ru, 13 Dec 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2017)