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Maria Shurochkina
Personal information
Born 30 June 1995 (1995-06-30) (age 26)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.64 m
Weight 48 kg
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Synchronised swimming

Maria Vladimirovna Shurochkina (Russian: Мария Владимировна Шурочкина; IPA: [mɐˈrʲiɪ̯ə ˈʂurətɕkʲɪnə], born 30 June 1995) is a Russian competitor in synchronised swimming.

She has won 6 gold medals at World Aquatics Championships, 3 in 2013 and 3 in 2015. She also won a gold medal at the 2014 European Aquatics Championships, as well as 2 gold medals at the 2013 Summer Universiade.

She is the younger sister of pop superstar Nyusha.

Awards

  • Honored Master of Sports of Russia (31 December 2013).
  • Order of Friendship (25 August 2016) - for outstanding sports achievements at the Games XXXI Olympiad in 2016 in the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), manifested the will to win and determination.
  • Honorary Diploma of the President of the Russian Federation (19 July 2013) - for outstanding sports achievements at the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan.
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