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Olena GRECHYKHINA
Sport Synchronised Swimming
NOC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Born11 Jul 1991 in Donetsk, URS
Height1.78 m
Weight 62 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Residence
Russia
Languages
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 1998 at age seven in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
She wanted to learn to swim first and later on became keen about "dancing" in water.
International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Budapest, HUN
General Interest
Hobbies
Cycling, playing the drums, dancing. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three bronze medals at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Athlete, 15 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sport-express.ua, 07 Jul 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team 188.608
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 93.400
4 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 91.769
4 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 93.700
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 93.350
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 93.300
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 93.640
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 92.080
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 London, ENG Team Free Routine 94.000
2 2016 London, ENG Free Routine Combination 93.433
2 2016 London, ENG Team Technical Routine 92.084
2 2014 Berlin, GER Team 184.148 
2 2012 Eindhoven, NED Free Routine Combination 93.420
3 2010 Budapest, HUN Team 92.800
FINA World Trophy
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2014 Beijing, CHN Total 89.667