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Alena SERZHANTOVA
Sport Water Polo
NOC ROC   
GenderWomen
Born06 May 1998 in Moscow, RUS
Height1.73 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing water polo at age 12 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"At age four, I took up synchronised swimming. When I was 12, I began to combine training in synchronised swimming and water polo. I did that for about three months, and then eventually I gave up synchronised swimming and plunged into water polo."
Club / Team
SKIF-COP Moscomsport: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Frolov [club], RUS; Alexander Gaidukov [national]
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with family and friends. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 29 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team  
3 2017 Budapest, HUN Team  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Surgut, RUS Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2020 Budapest, HUN Team  
5 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team