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Anastasia AZAROVA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Russia   
Born19 Jan 1997 in Lipetsk, RUS
Height1.70 m
Weight 62 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Lipetsk, RUS
Higher education
Physical Education - Lipetsk State Pedagogical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2003 in Lipetsk, Russian Federation, and took up open water swimming in 2012.
Why this sport?
Her father liked swimming and began taking her to a swimming pool. She liked it there and joined a swimming group.
Club / Team
Lipetsk Regional Centre of Sports Preparation: Russia
General Interest
Nastya (lpgzt.ru, 21 May 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 7.5km at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Balatonfured, Hungary. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2016)
Other information
In 2016 she decided to retire from the sport. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
40 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 2:05:59.4
14 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km 59:19.8
15 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 57:04.3
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
19 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 2:02:02.8
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
19 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:59:08.30
15 2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:05:46.2