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Elena PROKOFYEVA
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Russia   
GenderWomen
Born02 Aug 1994 in Moscow, RUS
Height1.69 m
Weight 54 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics - International Independent Ecological-Political University: Moscow, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age seven in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I chose synchronised swimming because I love being in water, music and dancing. It is a very gracious and interesting sport, with beauty and difficulty."
International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Barcelona, ESP
General Interest
Nicknames
Lena (VK profile, 27 Dec 2016)
Hobbies
Embroidery with glass beads. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning team gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian para-swimmer Olesya Vladykina. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
In recognition of winning gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the Order of Friendship from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 26 Aug 2016)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 21 Dec 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 24 Aug 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 98.300
1 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 98.467 
1 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 95.746 
1 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 96.600
1 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 97.060
1 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 97.400
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 London, ENG Team Technical Routine 94.099
1 2016 London, ENG Free Routine Combination 96.500
1 2014 Berlin, GER Team 189.760 
FINA World Trophy
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2010 Moscow, RUS Total 387.375