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Stanislava Komarova, Russian swimmer

Stanislava Komarova, Russian swimmer

Stanislava Komarova, Russian swimmer


Stanislava Komarova is a Russian swimmer. She won the silver medal in the 200 m backstroke at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. It was the only medal won by the Russian swimmers in Athens. Komarova is one of the few modern swimmers who competes without goggles.
On November 4, 2005 she was awarded Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland II degree for the great contribution to the development of physical culture and sports, high sport achievements at the Games of the XXVIII Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. Awesome girl is Honored Master of Sports of Russia.
Pretty girl was born on June 12, 1986 in Moscow. Her father was a doctor, and her mother was a chemist. However, when the girl was three years old, her father died right in his office while working. Since then, the mother brought her up alone. At the age of seven the girl began swimming. In addition, she began to attend music school.
You know, Stanislava swam with Benjamin Le Maguet and Danilo Zocco.

Komarova is a three-time European champion in the long course (2002, 2004), world vice-champion in the 200 m backstroke (2001). By the way, she is a world bronze medalist in the 200 m backstroke (2003) and multiple Champion of Russia.
Also, she took part in the second season of the TV project Cruel Intentions.
In late 2010, the athlete announced her retirement from big sport.
Now she is a presenter of sports news on NTV channel.

Personal life
Stanislava was married to volleyball player of the Russian national team Alexei Ostapenko. They met each other in 2008 at the Olympic Games in Beijing.
The second husband is Andrey, the grandson of the Soviet tennis player and TV commentator Anna Dmitrieva. They have son Yaroslav.

Stanislava Komarova, Russian swimmer