Yana Klochkova – an outstanding Ukrainian swimmer, honored master of sports in swimming.
Born on August 7, 1982 in Simferopol. Engage in swimming Yana Klochkova beginning in 1989. She moved to Kharkov, was admitted to the School of Physical Education and Sport, which finished in 2001. Currently she lives in Kiev. Higher education received at the Kiev National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine.
Physical performance athletes are: height 182 cm, weight 70 kg. Yana Klochkova biography is replete with established records. Among them, 50 of Records of Ukraine on complex swimming, freestyle, swimming-ahead, backstroke, butterfly in distances from 100 to 1500 meters. In addition, it set a world record in the 400 m (at the Olympic Games in Sydney) and European record (200 m) Integrated swim. The trainers are the champions honored workers of physical culture Kojuh Nina and Kojuh Alexandr.
In the biography of Yana Klochkova separately worth noting the large number of awards. The athlete won five medals at the Olympic Games in Sydney and Athens (2000 and 2004) , including four gold and one silver. At the beginning of sports career Klochkova was the silver medalist and two-time winner of the Junior European Championships. Also, it was repeatedly won the title of champion of Europe (Lisbon 1999, Helsinki 2000, Valencia 2000). Silver and bronze medalist of the European Championship (1997).
Klochkova is a double world champion, silver medalist of the World Championship (Fukuotsy, 2001). In addition, the Ukrainian awarded national orders: Order of Princess Olga, “For Merit”, “Hero of Ukraine” and other. All awards and merits athletes is difficult to enumerate.
Yana Klochkova of Ukraine is a member of the Federation of swimming. As a part of this organization Klochkova with the other 22 athletes team promote a healthy lifestyle, trying to develop diving and other water sports. It is noteworthy that national team swimmer became the first in the history of Ukraine, which has performed at international competitions under the flag of Ukraine before independence.
In everyday life, Yana enjoys books: novels and classics, embroidery, does not like the lush, loud feast and even a deputy of the Party of Regions since 2006. After the end of his sports career Klochkova wants to master any profession and care for the family, not forgetting the development of water sports in Ukraine and care for children.
Having won the competition in Australia and Greece, Yana Klochkova want to stay in the memory of Ukrainians successful athlete, which is struggling to help his team in swimming.
The desire to win, stamina, freshness and joy of each training session in the pool – these traits inherent athlete.