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Kristina ILINYKH
Sport Diving
NOC ROC   
GenderWomen
Born27 Nov 1994 in Yekaterinburg, RUS
Height1.67 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Yekaterinburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Ural State University of Physical Education: Chelyabinsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began diving training in 2000 in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"It was always interesting for me to try something new and I was engaged in various activities from drawing to circus acts. One of the main reasons that I focused on diving was that the coach managed to convince the five-year-old me that I had great potential and I also liked the variety of the training."
Club / Team
Central Sports Army Club [RUS] / Moscow Region Centre of Olympic Sports [RUS] / Yekaterinburg Youth Palace [RUS]:
Name of coach
Natalia Valova [personal], RUS, from 2000
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, needlework, painting. (Athlete, 14 Jan 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 3m synchronised springboard at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (SportsDeskOnline, 11 May 2021; Athlete, 14 Jan 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her mother, and coach Natalia Valova. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To avoid mistakes, you need experience. To get experience, you need to make mistakes." (Athlete, 01 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 22 Mar 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 12 May 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3m Springboard 295.20
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 1m Springboard 252.80
10 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 273.24 
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 292.80
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 319.40
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 312.60
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 267.90
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 297.30
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2019 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 297.45
15 2017 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard 148.50
12 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 275.65
8 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 261.30
23 2014   3m Springboard  
5 2014 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 277.85
5 2014 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 273.00
14 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 244.25
2 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 284.70
15 2012 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 248.45
14 2012 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 264.95
15 2011 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 256.90
18 2009 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard 222.05
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2021 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 249.30
1 2021 Budapest, HUN Team Event 431.80
3 2019 Kiev, UKR 1m Springboard 263.05
2 2019 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard 292.60
3 2018 Glasgow, SCO 3m Springboard Synchro 282.90
5 2017 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard 285.55
1 2017 Kiev, UKR 3m Springboard Synchro 304.80
4 2016 London, ENG 1m Springboard 276.10
Preliminary Round 2016 London, ENG 3m Springboard 242.15
3 2016 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 304.20
2 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 334.15
3 2015 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 298.50
2 2014 Berlin, GER 1m Springboard 288.55
Preliminary round 2014 Berlin, GER 3m Springboard 230.50
16 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 214.25 
5 2013 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard Synchro 282.30 
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2020   3m Springboard  
6 2020 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 282.30
3 2020 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 285.60
15 2019   3m Springboard  
11 2019 London, ENG 3m Springboard 315.60
5 2019 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 291.90
8 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 308.05
5 2019 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 287.10
9 2018   3m Springboard  
8 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 303.60
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 291.00
3 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard 326.15
4 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 287.40
11 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 287.15
5 2018 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 221.40
10 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 282.30
4 2018 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 292.80
9 2017   3m Springboard  
7 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 324.00
3 2017 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 294.00
8 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard 298.50
5 2017 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 300.00
5 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 304.65
2 2017 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 309.00
10 2016   3m Springboard  
8 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard 299.15
4 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 289.17
6 2016 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 273.30
6 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 327.00
3 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 302.43
5 2016 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 294.00
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 280.80
13 2014   3m Springboard  
6 2014 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 290.70
10 2014 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 264.45
7 2014 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard Synchro 261.60
10 2014 London, ENG 3m Springboard 282.60
8 2014 London, ENG 3m Springboard Synchro 279.30
8 2014 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard 305.10
2 2014 Moscow, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 311.10