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Mariya IVANOVA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Born26 Sep 1995 in Almaty, KAZ
Height1.68 m
Weight 48 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age eight in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and began open water swimming in 2011.
Club / Team
Almaty Centre of Olympic Preparation: Kazakhstan
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading books. (Athlete, 26 Jan 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2013 Asian Open Water Championships in Kapchagay, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 26 Jan 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her father, and her coach. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov, Kazakhstani swimmer Dmitriy Balandin. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In 2017 she retired from the sport due to a hip injury. (Athlete, 14 Aug 2017)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
37 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km 1:09:22.8
50 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 2:20:44.9
37 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 1:05:19.0
48 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 2:19:02.6
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
26 2013 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:20:16.0
49 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 2:56:32.90
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2012 Hong Kong, CHN 5 km 1:11:17.5