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Anna GAKHOKIDZE
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Born08 Jan 1998 in Almaty, KAZ
Height1.82 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Vasily Skiba
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Al-Farabi Kazakh National University: Almaty, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age eight in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as her parents and her siblings were involved in swimming.
Name of coach
Nikolay Zagritsenko, KAZ, from 2009
International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Barcelona, ESP
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing basketball. (Athlete, 20 Oct 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, the 2014 Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand, the 2015 International Open Championships in Hong Kong, China, and claiming gold in 50m freestyle at the 2019 National University Championships in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 20 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2018)
Famous relatives
Her brother Georgy Gakhokidze competed in open water swimming at the 2014 World Junior Championships. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 01 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To become a successful swimming coach. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
39 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 1:06:25.6
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
36 2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:30:45.8