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Anastasiya Davydova

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 5
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAnastasiya Semyonovna•Davydova
Used nameAnastasiya•Davydova
Nick/petnamesAsya
Original nameАнастасия Семёновна•Давыдова
Born2 February 1983 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements170 cm / 54 kg
AffiliationsTrud Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Russian Federation

Biography

Anastasiya Davydova is the most successful Olympic synchronized swimmer. She earned four of her five gold medals together with her namesake, Anastasiya Yermakova, winning the duet competition at the 2004 and 2008 Games, while also joining the victorious Russian team on both occasions. Davydova won her fifth Olympic gold in the team event at the 2012 London Olympics. She won 13 gold medals at the World Championships, winning the team in 2001 and 2003; the duet in 2003 and 2005; team free routine in 2009 and 2011; team technical routine in 2011; the duet technical routine in 2007 and 2009; and the duet free routine in 2007. She also added a silver medal in duet at the 2001 Worlds.

Davydova studied at the Moskva Institute of Economics, Politics, and Law, and later coached youth synchro swimming. She became director of the Olympic Synchronized Swimming Center, and a vice-president of the Russian Olympic Committee. She was made a Cavalier of three Russian State Orders, and was chairman of the Council of Assistance to the Russian Olympic Committee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2004 Summer Olympics Artistic Swimming (Aquatics) RUS Anastasiya Davydova
Duet, Women (Olympic) Anastasiya Yermakova 1 Gold
Team, Women (Olympic) Russian Federation 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Artistic Swimming (Aquatics) RUS Anastasiya Davydova
Duet, Women (Olympic) Anastasiya Yermakova 1 Gold
Team, Women (Olympic) Russian Federation 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Artistic Swimming (Aquatics) RUS Anastasiya Davydova
Team, Women (Olympic) Russian Federation 1 Gold

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony RUS Anastasiya Davydova

Special Notes