Nastia Liukin

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Nastia Liukin
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Liukin on the medal podium at the 2008 U.S. National Championships.

Personal information
Full name: Anastasia Valeryevna Liukin
Nickname(s): Nastia
Country Represented:  United States
Date of birth: October 30, 1989 (1989-10-30) (age 25)
Place of birth: Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR
Hometown: Parker, Texas, USA
Height: 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Discipline: Women's Artistic Gymnastics
Level: Senior International
Years on National Team: 6 (2002-2008)
Gym: World Olympic Gymnastics Academy
Head coach(es): Valeri Liukin
Assistant coach(es): Natalya Marakova
Music: Dark Eyes by Arthur Akopyan

Anastasia Valeri'yevna "Nastia" Liukina (simply credited as Nastia Liukin, born 1989, Moscow, Russia, USSR) is a Russian born American artistic gymnast. She is daughter of Anna Kotchneva, former rhythmic gymnast and Valeri Liukin, a former artistic gymnast. He is also her coach. The family moved to America when Nastia was a baby. She trains in Texas. Liukin won the all-around Olympic gold medal in the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics.[1] She is fluent in both Russian and American English.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nastia Liukin". International Olympic Committee. http://www.olympic.org/nastia-liukin.

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