Anzhelika Timanina, synchronized swimmer
Anzhelika Timanina is a Russian competitor in synchronized swimming, the captain of the Olympic team of Russia in synchronized swimming, member of the Moscow team. She won a gold medal in team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Anzhelika was born on April 26, 1989, in Sverdlovsk. At the age of five the girl was engaged in swimming.
Anzhelika is 8 – time World Champion, 7 – time European champion, 2012 Olympic champion, Honored Master of Sports of Russia.
In 2009, as a member of the Russian team in synchronized swimming (Anastasia Davydova, Natalia Ishchenko, Daria Korobova, Anna Nasekina, Alexandra Patskevich, Svetlana Romashina, Alla Shishkina) Anzhelika made her debut at the World Championship, held in Rome, where she won two gold medals.
In 2011, at the World Aquatics Championships held in Shanghai (China) Timanina became a triple world champion.
In 2012, she became the Olympic champion (London).
In 2013, at the Summer Universiade in Kazan, she won two gold medals. In the same year at the World Championships in Barcelona Timanina became the world champion.
In February 2014 she was named the most secular female athlete by Russian magazine TATLER.
In June 2014 Timanina graduated from the Institute of Physical Education.