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Aigerim ISSAYEVA
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Born03 Feb 1993 in Alma Ata, KAZ
Height1.72 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English, Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism: Almaty, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age nine in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"I almost drowned on vacation, and my parents enrolled me in artistic swimming so that I could just learn how to swim."
International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
Asian Games
Location
Doha, QAT
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, watching football and basketball. (Athlete, 23 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three bronze medals at the 2012 Asian Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and claiming bronze in the free routine combination at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 23 Jan 2019)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Spanish footballer Sergio Ramos. (Athlete, 21 Jul 2015)
Injuries
Injury meant she was unable to compete at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 23 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (buro247.kz, 16 Feb 2021)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In December 2021 she announced her retirement from the sport. "The past two years have been hard for me to recover from an injury, and now I say goodbye." (Instagram profile, 31 Dec 2021)

SCHOOL
In 2019 she founded the ISSA Synchro School in Almaty, Kazakhstan. "My objective is to develop artistic swimming in all regions of the country." (inform.kz, 04 May 2020; Athlete, 17 Jan 2020)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2019 Gwangju, KOR Duet Technical Routine 72.239
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 80.100
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 77.002
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 78.600
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 81.600
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 78.180
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 83.300
10 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 82.610
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2010 Guangzhou, CHN Free Routine Combination 85.375
4 2006 Doha, QAT Team 83.918