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Russian politician Alina Kabaeva

Alina Kabaeva

Russian politician Alina Kabaeva

Alina Kabaeva is an outstanding Russian athlete, Honored Master of Sports, retired rhythmic gymnast, and politician. Since 2007, she has been a State Duma deputy. Awesome girl won two Olympic medals, 18 medals at World championships and 25 medals at European championships.
Future champion was born on May 12, 1983 in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR, where she spent her childhood. Her father was a professional footballer and played for Pakhtakor team. Now he lives in Tashkent. Alina’s mother, Lyubov, played for the national basketball team in her youth. Now she lives in Moscow with her younger daughter Lisana. Since childhood, Alina was a Muslim, but before the Olympic Games in Greece in 2004 she decided to become Orthodox and was baptized.
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