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Alexandra SOKOLOVA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Russia   
GenderWomen
Born21 Feb 1994 in Arkhangelsk, RUS
Height1.70 m
Weight 62 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Arkhangelsk, RUS
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Northern [Arctic] Federal University: Arkhangelsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age eight in Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation.
International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eilat, ISR
General Interest
Hobbies
Alpine skiing, travelling, spending time with family. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing 10th in the 25km open water event at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2015)
Injuries
In 2015 she suffered an injury at training and aggravated it during the Russian championships. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Dec 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport in 2016 due to an injury. (Athlete, 17 Aug 2017)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2013 Barcelona, ESP 25km 5:18:14.4
39 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 2:04:45.3
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2014 Berlin, GER 25km 5:26:11.0
6 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 1:02:58.4
13 2011 Eilat, ISR 5 km 59:46.7
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
24 2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:13:18.3
6 2012 Eilat, ISR 10km 2:02:40.94
7 2012 Santos, BRA 10km 2:22:35.10