Veronika Kalinina

Full Name Veronika Kalinina (Вероника Калинина)
Nation Russian Federation
Birthdate January 19, 1999
Status Retired (Mar. 2022)
Social Media Instagram
Career Highlights

Five-time World (2017, 2019) and three-time European champion (2018, 2021)… Two-time junior World champion and three-time junior European champion in 2016… Member of the gold-winning team and free combination at the 2015 European Games.

2021Selected as reserve for the Olympic team… Won gold in technical team at the European Championships after stepping in at the last minute… Also served as reserve in that event at the third World Series stop in Kazan.

2020Did not compete internationally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all meets.

2019: Won three gold medals at the 2019 FINA World Championships in technical team, free team and free combination… Won the technical and free team events at the European Cup in St. Petersburg and helped the team qualify to the 2020 Olympics… Competed as part of the technical and free team routines all season, and won gold in both at the Russian Nationals (ASWS #3) and the Spanish Open (ASWS #8).

2018: Earned two gold medals at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland in the technical and free team. Won gold in the technical and free team events at the Budapest Open… Placed first at the French Open in technical team.

2017: Made her debut in the senior category… Two-time World champion in technical and free team in Budapest, Hungary.

2016: Key contributor in the junior category… Two-time junior World champion (duet, team) in Kazan, Russia…  Three-time gold medal winner (solo, duet, team) at the Junior European Championships in Rijeka, Croatia.

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