Russian powerlifter who won the World Powerlifting Championships in Moscow in 2014. She has gained significant media attention for her muscular physique and doll-like facial features, having been profiled in publications like The Daily Mail.
She studied music in school and was a talented artist. She started lifting weights at age 15.
She set world records by lifting 396 pounds in the squat, 230 pounds in the bench press and 364 pounds in the deadlift.
She has stated that her parents prefer not to be involved in her weightlifting career. She has openly dated a man named Sergei.
She and Zoe Smith are both famous female weightlifters.