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Svetlana Romashina

Svetlana Romashina and Natalia Ishchenko
Synchronized Swimming RUS

Svetlana Romashina

Svetlana Romashina
  • Birth date 9/21/1989
  • Birthplace Moscow
  • Height/Weight 5'8"/ 125 lbs
  • Olympics 2008, 2012


Svetlana Romashina is making her third Olympic appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In her Olympic debut, at the 2008 Beijing Games, she earned gold in the team event. Four years later in London, she won gold in both the duet and team events. When the 2015 World Championships were held in her native Russia, it was reported that it was only the second time her mother had seen her perform. She has a total of 15 world championships titles, two of which were earned in 2015.
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Getting to know Svetlana Romashina


Tried to balance ballroom dancing and synchronized swimming as a kid but her parents asked her to choose


Can hold her breath for up to 4 minutes, 30 seconds


Only keeps the solo routine costumes, the routine’s costumes others are given back to the team wardrobe closet

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