|Alina Shynkarenko (Аліна Шинкаренко)
|November 14, 1998
|Retired (Nov. 2021)
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Olympic bronze medalist at the 2020 Olympic Games… Member of the highlight routine that won the nation’s first ever World title in 2019… Six-time World medalist… Competed at the 2017 and 2019 FINA World Championships… Four-time European champion and three-time European silver medalist… Competed at the 2016 FINA Jr. World Championships… Won two bronze medals at the 2015 European Games.
2021: Won a bronze medal in team at the Olympic Games… Became European champion in free team, free combination, and highlight at the European Championships… Also earned a silver in technical team at that meet.
2020: Swam at the French Open, the first and only stop of the world series for the season…Won gold medals in free team, free combination and highlight there… Did not compete internationally thereafter due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all meets.
2019: Won Ukraine’s first-ever World title in the highlight event at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju… Also earned three World bronze medals in technical and free team, and free combination… Helped the country qualify to a second Olympic berth for 2020… Competed in two FINA World Series – Alexandroupoli, Barcelona – and the Super Final in Budapest.
2018: European gold medalist in combo and silver medalist in technical and free team… Competed in four world series meets – French Open, Budapest Open, Canadian Open and Synchro American Open.
2017: Was alternate for the team routines throughout the season… Earned bronze in the free team and silver in the free combination at the 2017 World Championships… Won gold in team in three out of four meets part of the FINA World Series, and gold all around in free combination and highlight.