Alina Kabayeva

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Alina Kabaeva

Alina Kabaeva (Russian: Али́на Мара́товна Каба́ева, born May 12, 1983, Tashkent, Uzbek SSR) is a Russian former-rhythmic gymnast. She started competing since she was 12, and stopped when she was 24. She won several medals at World Championships, two Olympic medals (one bronze, one gold) and she came up with some of the flexibility-required moves in the sport. She was trained by Irina Viner. Now she works for State Duma.

Kabayeva is rumored to be Russian President Vladimir Putin's girlfriend.[1][2][3]

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  1. Herszenhorn, David M. (5 May 2012). "In the Spotlight of Power, Putin Keeps His Private Life Veiled in Shadows". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 24 May 2020. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  2. Moens, Barbara (3 June 2022). "EU sanctions Putin's alleged girlfriend Alina Kabaeva". Politico. Axel Springer SE. Archived from the original on 5 June 2022. Retrieved 5 June 2022.
  3. Jackson, Jon (3 June 2022). "Putin's Rumored Girlfriend Sanctioned by EU". Newsweek. Archived from the original on 15 June 2022. Retrieved 15 June 2022.