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Yekaterina NEMICH
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Born03 Jan 1995 in Temirtau, KAZ
Height1.69 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Ilya
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Eurasian National University: Nur-Sultan, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2003 in Temirtau, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
A group of artistic swimming coaches visited her school looking for new prospects. She and her twin sister Alexandra became interested, even though they did not know how to swim at the time.
Club / Team
Karaganda Region: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Zhanna Demchenko [personal], from 2010; Anastasia Ermakova [personal], RUS
Training Regime
She and her duet partner Alexandra Nemich [her twin sister] train twice a day, six days a week. Their first daily session lasts six hours, and the other lasts three hours.
General Interest
Nicknames
Katya (vesti.kz, 03 Jul 2015)
Hobbies
Reading, listening to music. (Athlete, 18 Nov 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing 12th in the duet free routine at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jul 2021; Athlete, 18 Nov 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Zhanna Demchenko. (Athlete, 09 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 18 Nov 2020)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (nur.kz, 13 Jul 2021)
Famous relatives
She and her twin sister Alexandra have competed together in artistic swimming, winning bronze in the duet at the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games, and competing at the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. They also won bronze in the duet technical routine at the 2016 Asian Championships in Tokyo, Japan. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Jan 2022; olympic.kz, 20 Nov 2018)
Other information
HEART SURGERY
She had surgery to correct a congenital heart ailment four months before competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (vesti.kz, 22 Oct 2019; olympic.kz, 16 Nov 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary Round 2021 Tokyo, JPN Duet 167.100
Preliminary Round 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Duet 162.869
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary Round 2019 Gwangju, KOR Duet Technical Routine 82.423
Preliminary Round 2019 Gwangju, KOR Duet Free Routine 83.100
Preliminary Round 2017 Budapest, HUN Duet Technical Routine 83.237
12 2017 Budapest, HUN Free Routine Combination 82.000
12 2017 Budapest, HUN Duet Free Routine 83.900
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 80.100
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Duet Technical Routine 80.947
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 78.600
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 78.180
16 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Free Routine 80.110 
16 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Technical Routine 78.300 
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 83.300
10 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 82.610
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN Duet Technical Routine 81.883
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN Free Routine Combination 81.633
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Highlight 80.033
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2018 Jakarta, INA Duet 170.884
4 2018 Jakarta, INA Team 163.044
3 2014 Incheon, KOR Duet 167.764
3 2014 Incheon, KOR Free Routine Combination 84.600
3 2010 Guangzhou, CHN Free Routine Combination 85.375