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Aliya Fargatovna Mustafina (Russian: Алия́ Фарга́товна Муста́фина; born 30 September 1994) is a Russian gymnast. She won four medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics and three medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] Mustafina was the most successful athlete that was not a swimmer at the 2012 Summer Olympics. [2] Mustafina has won 11 medals at the World Championships. She was the 2010 World Champion in the all-around and in the team competition.[3] She was the 2013 World Champion on the balance beam.[4]

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Mustafina with her gold medal from the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Personal information
Full name: Aliya Fargatovna Mustafina
Nickname(s): Alka
Country Represented:  Russia
Date of birth: (1994-09-30) 30 September 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth: Yegoryevsk, Russia
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Discipline: WAG
Level: Senior International Elite
Years on National Team: 2007–present
Club: CSKA Moscow
Gym: Lake Krugloe
Head coach(es): Raisa Ganina
Former coach(es): Dina Kamalova
Alexander Alexandrov
Choreographer: Olga Burova
Eponymous skills: Uneven Bars: 1½ twisting double back tuck dismount
Floor : triple y turn

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Aliya MUSTAFINA - Olympic Gymnastics Artistic - Russian Federation". International Olympic Committee. 27 April 2017.
  2. "Medal Tracker - By Athlete". ESPN. 13 August 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  3. "Results 42nd FIG Artistics Gymnastics World Championships" (PDF). FIG Media. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
  4. "More gold for all-around champions Kohei Uchimura, Simone Biles at gymnastics worlds". washingtonpost.com. 6 October 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.