Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is a Belarusian-Polish sprinter and athlete. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has won numerous medals at various events.
Table of Biography
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was born on 19 November 1996. Her full name is Krystsina Siarheyeuna Tsimanouskaya. Her present age is 25 and her birth sign is Scorpio.
She was born in Klimavichy, a town in eastern Belarus. Though this personality raced for fun as a child, she joined competitive athletics late, receiving an offer from an Olympic trainer to join his academy when she was about 15 years old.
Moreover, her parents were initially worried, thinking she would not achieve an athletic career. However, they were convinced by Tsimanouskaya and her grandmother.
Krystsina began his career with many memorable performances. Therefore, in indoor events, her best performances include a 60m run in 7.21 seconds and a 200-meter run in 23.62 seconds in Mogilyov in 2017 and 2019, respectively. While her outdoor best consists of a 100m run at 11.04 seconds and a 200 m run at 23.62 seconds at Minsk in the years 2018 and 2019, respectively.
This personality has won numerous medals at various events, including a silver medal in the 100 meters at the 2017 European U23 Championships, a silver medal in the team event at the 2019 European Games, and a gold medal in the 200 meters at the 2019 Summer Universiade.
Moreover, she qualified to represent Belarus at the 2020 Summer Olympics in the women’s 100 m and 200 m events. While attending Tokyo Olympics 2021, Tsimanouskaya got stuck in a controversy that changed her life overnight.
Repatriation incident and asylum
On 30 July 2021, she recorded an Instagram video criticizing officials from the Belarus Olympic Committee (NOC RB), saying that they had entered her in the 4 × 400 m relay race, a distance Krystsina had never contested, without her consent.
Similarly, on 1 August 2021, Belarusian media reported the attempt to forcibly return Tsimanouskaya to Belarus. She said to journalists that she was afraid of returning to Belarus, and she intended to claim asylum.
After contacting the airport police, on 2 August, she was granted a humanitarian visa to Poland. Though most of western Europe had offered her protection, this personality chose to seek asylum in Poland as the country had expressly offered her the opportunity to continue competing; the IOC made contact with officials from the Polish Olympic Committee (PKOI) regarding her resuming competition.
On 4 August, she flew to Warsaw Chopin Airport, where she was met by Polish officials and Belarusian expatriates. Moreover, President of the IOC Thomas Bach and the Japanese foreign ministry both gave statements on 6 August describing what happened to her as “deplorable” and “unjust”.
In an interview, this personality stated that she is now safe and ready to begin a new life in Poland with her husband. Moreover, she is writing a recipe book and has created her own fitness project.
Tsimanouskaya has endorsed different products from different brands. And, some of her recent endorsements are Orlen Stop Cafe, ORLEN Team, PKN ORLEN, VERVA Street Racing, PFNteam100, Nike, KS AZS AWF Warszawa, Infinitus Athletics, and many more.
This personality is married to a 25-year-old athletic trainer, Arseni Zdanevich. Krystsina met him during one of her training sessions. The two became friends and finally decided to tie the knot in the year 2020. Her husband is a loving husband. He also trains her, cares for her, and always stood by her side.
Tsimanouskaya is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 61 kilos. Similarly, she has an athletic body built and a strong body physique. Her other body stats include her dress size, shoe size, chest-waist-hip measurements, etc. Further, this personality has a pair of blue eyes and blonde hair.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya – Social Media
Her Instagram account ‘@kristi_timanovskaya’ has earned more than 26.1K followers. Besides Instagram, she is not active on other social media handles like Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, etc.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya – Net Worth 2023
Krystsina is sure to earn a handsome amount of money. However, Tsimanouskaya has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.