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Nationality  Russia
Height  1.76 m
Sport  Swimming
Weight  58 kg
Name  Angelika Timanina
Strokes  Synchronised swimming
Role  Competitor

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Full name  Angelika Igorevna Timanina
Born  26 April 1989 (age 26) (1989-04-26) Yekaterinburg, Russia
Club  Childs Youth School of Olympic Reserve “Trud” of synchronized swimming “Junost’ Moskvy”
Olympic medals  Synchronized swimming at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's team
Similar People  Daria Korobova, Alla Shishkina, Alexandra Patskevich, Svetlana Romashina, Elvira Khasyanova

Angelika Timanina

Angelika Igorevna Timanina (Russian: Анжелика Игоревна Тиманина; born April 26, 1989, in Yekaterinburg) a Russian competitor in synchronized swimming. Capitan of the National Olympic team and a member of the city club of Moscow, eight times winner of World championships, seven times winner of the European championships. She won a gold medal in the women's team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and announce retirement in 1 July 2017.



She started synchronized swimming at five in the Secondary Children Youth School of Olympic Reserve "Trud" of synchronized swimming "Yunost Moskvy" № 19 in Yekateriburg. After reaching a certain level, Timanina moved to Moscow, where she started to train in the Sport School of preparation of Olympic Reserve - "Trud."

At the FINA World Cup in 2008 where the Junior National Team of Russia took part in the competition, Angelika in duet event with Daria Korobova captured bronze medals in "free routine".

In 2009 Angelika made her debut in the World cup held in Rome as a member of the National Russian team (Anastasia Davydova, Natalia Ishchenko, Daria Korobova, Anna Nasekina, Alexandra Patskevich, Svetlana Romashina, Alla Shishkina) and won two gold medals as a part of the team (free routine and technical routine).

In 2010, at the European Aquatic Championship in Budapest, Russian competitors (in synchronized swimming) had their grand slam performance winning gold medals in team and figures.

In 2011 at the World Championships in Aquatics, held in Shanghai (China), Timanina became a three-time champion in the competition combo routine and groups.

In 2012, the Russian became the Olympic champion in the competition groups.


A student of the Institute of Physical Culture, Ural State Pedagogical University (USPU), Yekaterinburg.

Awards and titles

Honored Master of Sports of Russia.


Angelika Timanina Wikipedia

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