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Daria K USTINOVA
Sport Swimming
NOC ROC   
GenderWomen
Born29 Aug 1998 in Kamensk-Ural'skiy, RUS
Height1.83 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Yekaterinburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Ural Federal University: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven in Kamensk-Uralsky, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She had back pain as a child and was advised to take up swimming by doctors.
Club / Team
Sputnik Sports Club: Nizhny Tagil, RUS
Name of coach
Dmitry Shalagin [personal], RUS
General Interest
Nicknames
Dasha (teleprogramma.pro, 29 Aug 2018)
Hobbies
Playing billiards, surfing, travel. (Athlete, 20 May 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the women's 4x100m medley relay at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 May 2021; Athlete, 01 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Aleksandr Popov. (Athlete, 01 Feb 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Without discipline, it doesn't matter how good you are. Without discipline, you are nothing." (Instagram profile, 29 Apr 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (cska.ru, 17 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2019; rsport.ria.ru, 09 Apr 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
22 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Backstroke 2:13.72
4 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Backstroke 2:07.89
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Backstroke 1:01.45
7 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:53.26
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Backstroke 2:12.64
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Backstroke 2:07.35
6 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 59.50
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 28.73
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:48.59
4 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:07.64
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 28.39
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 1:01.00
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Backstroke 1:02.04
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Backstroke 2:11.30
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Backstroke 28.81
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:56.47
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Backstroke 2:02.96
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Backstroke 58.21
5 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
10 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Backstroke 2:05.73 
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Backstroke 58.67
3 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:39.93
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:04.38
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 27.41
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Backstroke 58.07
5 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:53.68
7 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.50
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Backstroke 2:07.12
Semifinal 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Backstroke 1:00.56
1 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
3 2014 Berlin, GER 200m Backstroke 2:09.79
8 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 28.63
7 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Backstroke 1:00.86
6 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:01.56
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Backstroke 27.69
Semifinal 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Backstroke 57.93
4 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Backstroke 2:04.34
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Backstroke 2:07.38
4 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Backstroke 57.64
2 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Backstroke 2:01.57
Semifinal 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Backstroke 27.39
4 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.34
4 2013 Herning, DEN 100m Backstroke 58.11
6 2013 Herning, DEN 200m Backstroke 2:06.50
8 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Backstroke 27.27
1 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.67
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2019 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 1:01.38
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:10.05
5 2016 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 27.29
4 2016 Berlin, GER 200m Backstroke 2:03.75
4 2016 Berlin, GER 100m Backstroke 58.34
1 2016 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.07
1 2016 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.77
  2016 Moscow, RUS 100m Backstroke  DSQ
3 2016 Moscow, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:56.63
5 2016 Moscow, RUS 50m Backstroke 27.51
4 2016 Moscow, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:05.04
8 2016 Paris, FRA 200m Freestyle 1:58.30
6 2016 Paris, FRA 50m Backstroke 27.14
4 2016 Paris, FRA 200m Backstroke 2:05.61
2 2016 Paris, FRA 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.89
4 2013 Moscow, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:07.60
4 2013 Moscow, RUS 100m Backstroke 59.26
8 2012 Moscow, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:10.90