Anastasia Andreyevna Shpilevaya (Russian: Анастасия Андреевна Шпилевая, born 26 June 1999) is a Russian competitive ice dancer. With partner Grigory Smirnov, she is the 2016 Youth Olympic champion and 2017 Russian junior national champion.
Anastasia Andreyevna Shpilevaya was born on 26 June 1999 in Odessa, Ukraine. She resides in Moscow, Russia.
Shpilevaya began learning to skate in 2005. During the 2011–12 season, she competed with Andrei Lebed on the advanced novice level, winning silver at the Volvo Open Cup in Latvia and bronze at the Baltic Cup in Poland.
Shpilevaya teamed up with Grigory Smirnov ahead of the 2012–13 season. Competing on the junior level, they placed fifth at the Ice Challenge and won silver at the Pavel Roman Memorial. The following season, they qualified for the 2014 Russian Junior Championships, where they finished 7th.
Shpilevaya/Smirnov received their first ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) assignments in the 2014–15 season. They won bronze in late August at the JGP in Courchevel, France, but finished 9th the following month in Tallinn, Estonia. The two placed fifth at the 2015 Russian Junior Championships.
Shpilevaya/Smirnov's first event of the 2015 JGP series took place in October in Logroño, Spain. They finished fourth, outscored for the bronze medal by Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit, resulting in the loss of their provisional assignment to Zagreb, Croatia. In January 2016, they won the bronze medal at the Russian Junior Championships, behind Alla Loboda / Pavel Drozd and Betina Popova / Yuri Vlasenko. They were named in Russia's teams to the Youth Olympics and World Junior Championships.
In February, Shpilevaya/Smirnov won gold at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Hamar, Norway, having placed first in both segments. Assigned to Team Courage for the mixed NOC team event, they placed first in their segment and their team finished sixth. In March 15–20, they competed at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary where they finished 5th.
In the 2016–17 Season, Shpilevaya/Smirnov's first assignment was at the 2016 JGP Japan where they won the silver medal with a total of 151.50 points.
JGP: Junior Grand Prix