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Iryna Krasnianksa
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Krasnianska at the 2008 Olympic Games

Full name

Irina Vasilіvna Krasnianska

Country represented

Flag of Ukraine Ukraine

Born

November 19 1987 (1987-11-19) (age 29)
Vologda, Ukranian SSR, USSR

Club

Biola

Coach(es)

Igor Korobchinsky & Inna Korobchinskaya

Current status

Retired

Iryna Krasnianska (Ukrainian: Ірина Василівна Краснянська - Direct Translation: Irina Krasnyanska/Krasnyanskaya), born on November 19, 1987 in Vologda, USSR is a World Champion Ukrainian gymnast from Cherkasy, Ukraine. She started Gymnastics in 1992. Iryna is the daughter of Nina, an engineer and Vasili, a doctor.

Krasnianska was a member of the 2004 Ukrainian Olympic team which finished fourth in the team competition. She also competed at the 2003 World Championships in Anaheim, California.

Krasnianska became a World Champion when she won the Balance Beam final at the 2006 World Gymnastics Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. Krasnianska's routine was notable for its flawless presentation and unique mount. Her score of 15.575 was posted after a nervous ten minute delay and was enough to clinch the Gold Medal. Krasnianska competed at the 2007 European Champions where she made the Balance Beam final, but did not medal. Iryna travelled to Stuttgart for the 2007 World Championships, but was forced to sit the events out due to an injury.

She retired after the Beijing Olympics.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
2003Anaheim World Championships777
2004Athens Olympic Games4
2006Aarhus World Championships51st
2007Amsterdam European Championships7


World Balance Beam Champions
Vlasta DěkanováHelena RakoczyKeiko TanakaLarisa LatyninaEva BosákováNatalia KuchinskayaErika ZucholdNellie KimLudmilla TourischevaNadia ComăneciVera CernaMaxi GnauckOlga MostepanovaDaniela SilivaşAurelia DobreDaniela SilivaşSvetlana BoginskayaKim ZmeskalLavinia MiloşoviciShannon MillerMo HuilanDina KochetkovaGina GogeanLing JieAndreea RăducanAshley PostellFan YeNastia LiukinIryna KrasnianskaNastia LiukinDeng LinlinAna PorgrasSui LuAliya MustafinaSimone Biles

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