Yulia Efimova is a Russian competitive swimmer who became the first female swimmer representing the Russian Federation to win a world title when she placed first in the 50m breaststroke at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy. She made her Olympic debut in 2008. She is a four-time World Champion, winning the 50 metres breaststroke at the 2009 World Championships, the 50 metres and 200 metres breaststroke events in 2013, and the 100 metres breaststroke in 2015. She is a former world record holder in the 50 metres breaststroke. Born Yuliya Andreyevna Yefimova in Grozny, Russia, she is the daughter of Andrei Yefimov and Tatyana Efimova. Her father, Andrei, was her first coach.
Yulia Efimova Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 April 1992
Birth Place: Grozny, Russia
Residence: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Birth Name: Yuliya Andreyevna Yefimova
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Yulia Efimova Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 141 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 64 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10″
Height in Meters: 1.78 m
Body Measurements: Unknown
Breast Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hips Size: Unknown
Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Yulia Efimova Family Details:
Father: Andrei Yefimov
Mother: Tatyana Efimova
Yulia Efimova Education:
Southern Federal University (2010–2015)
Yulia Efimova Facts:
*She started swimming as a child and took up training at age six in Volgodonsk, Russian Federation.
*She was named the Russian Swimming Federation’s Female Swimmer of the Year in 2008, 2015 and 2016.
*She took up acrobatics first but her father suggested she should start swimming. He was her first coach.
*She failed a drug test and was suspended from competition for 16 months in 2013.
*She swam with an injured leg at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy.
*Her hobbies are surfing, playing the guitar.
*Her swimming idol are US swimmer Michael Phelps and Russian swimmer Alexander Popov.