|Valeriia Aprielieva (Валерія Апрелева)
|February 1, 1997
|Retired (Aug. 2020)
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Member of the highlight routine that won the nation’s first ever World title in 2019… Four-time World medalist and two-time European medalist… 2018 European Champion in combo… Competed at the 2017 and 2019 FINA World Championships… Won two bronze at the 2015 European Games.
2020: Did not compete with Ukraine at the French Open… Was named Israel’s assistant coach in August.
2019: Won Ukraine’s first-ever World title in the highlight event at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju… Also won a bronze in the free combination there… Competed in two FINA World Series – Alexandroupoli, Barcelona – and the Super Final in Budapest… Served as alternate for the technical and free teams early in the season.
2018: European gold medalist in combo and silver medalist in free team… Alternate to silver-medal winning technical team at the European Championships… Competed in four world series meets – French Open, Budapest Open, Canadian Open and Synchro American Open
2017: 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.