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Angelica Timonina: biography
Angelica Timonina – a celebrated Russian athlete in this water sport like synchronized swimming. Not only is she is a multiple world champion and Olympic champion, but for a long time was captain of the national team in synchronized swimming.
Angelica was born in Yekaterinburg. When she was five years old, his parents took him to Children’s and youth sports school No. 19, where Angelou taught freely to stay in the pool to swim different styles, and then transferred to the group «dancing on water». And it should be noted that the first coach of Timonino, Larisa Kapustina, immediately said: this student clearly stands out from the team not only by his zeal and desire, but an innate sense of rhythm and physical abilities.
After some time, Angelica has outgrown the level of local sports school. Therefore, mother and father took the girl to view in Moscow, where Timonina proved their ability and got into a boarding school of Olympic reserve «Trud». Soon began the conquest of sports tops and the first high-profile victory. But the girl did not restrict itself only to sports. In parallel, she graduated with honors from the Institute of physical culture, Ural state pedagogical University, and then went and postgraduate studies at this University.
But, thinking about their future after retiring from sports, Angelique has acquired a second profession. She studied at the School of television «Ostankino» in Moscow Institute of television and broadcasting, and received a degree leading the news on radio and television. So soon, fans athletes may be able to see her in a new role.
The first major sporting achievement was waiting for Angelica Timanina in 2008. In the duet with partner Daria Korobova girl won bronze at the world championship by water kinds of sports. A year later, the revenge would have already been two-time world champion due to the excellent performance in the Italian capital.
Later Angelica stood on the podium in Budapest, Shanghai, Kazan, Barcelona and many other cities. Just 11 she won the gold at the world Championships, which brought Timanina the level of world fame. Separately it is necessary to note a victory on the Olympic games in 2012 held in London. Then Angela was the right hand of the trainer of Russian national team, preparing the team for competitions as captain.
In 2016 the Summer Olympic games held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Angelica Timonina was part of the national team and had to take part in the sports trials. But the girl suffered a complex injury, in Brazil did not go, and then she announced the end of his very successful career in synchronized swimming.
With her husband Ivan by Vasilenkova synchronised swimmer Angelica Timonina met have been in the company of friends in common. The young people liked each other, but as a great sport not possible to devote much time for personal life, then Ivan and Angela didn’t work out. After a while they found each other on social networks. Began a long correspondence, which allowed the guys to understand that they were made for each other.
Three years Timonina and Vasilenkov lived together, and then decided to make beautiful romantic wedding. The groom and bride had two ceremonies: in European and Thai style. In the first case, the couple were on an artificial platform in the middle of the pool, and at the East ceremony, amid tropical forests, overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, their local customs married real monks.
I must say that at the request of Angelica and Ivan on their wedding was not attended by relatives and friends. It was evening exclusively for couples in love.
It should also be noted that Angelica Timonina, unlike many of his fellow athletes, loves the social life. It often appears at events and parties, are familiar with many stars not only from the world of sport, but also with politicians, musicians, actors, TV hosts… In 2014, along with her footballer Fedor Smolov called the most secular athletes.