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Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kuzmina
28 August 1984 (age 31) (1984-08-28) Tyumen, RSFSR,
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Alla Shipulina, Vladimir Shipulin
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Anastasiya Kuzmina Wikipedia
Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kuzmina (Slovak: Anastasia Kuzminová, Russian: Анастасия Владимировна Кузьмина; née Shipulina; born 28 August 1984) is Slovak biathlete born in Russia.
Kuzmina represented Slovakia from December 2008 and won the silver medal two months later in mass start at the 2009 Biathlon World Championships in Pyeongchang. She won a gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint and a silver medal in the 10 km pursuit at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She won another medal - bronze, at the 2011 Biathlon World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk. At the 2014 Winter Olympics, she again won the gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint.
Kuzmina's victory made her the second Slovak after Ondrej Nepela to win a Winter Olympic gold medal, and the first for independent Slovakia.
Her brother Anton Shipulin is a Russian biathlete. Her husband, Daniel Kuzmin, is an Israeli cross-country skier and Kuzmina's personal coach. They have one son, Yelisey, and a one daughter, Olivia. She, her husband and their children live in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. She speaks Russian, Slovak and English.
Kuzmina has won three medals from Olympic Games. In Vancouver she won a gold medal the sprint and a silver medal in pursuit and in Sochi she won a gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint, becoming the first woman in biathlon to successfully defend an individual Olympic title.
Source: *Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
Updated on 23 March 2014