|Full name||Дарья Грушина|
26 March 1998 |
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Since 2013 Grushina has taken part in international FIS competitions. At the Junior World Championships in Liberec (24 and 26 January 2013) Grushina placed 31st and 6th in the individual and the team ranking respectively. A week before, at the FIS Cup in Rasnov (19 and 20 January 2013) Grushina placed 4th and 2nd. In the Continental Cup Grushina could gain points as well: in Örnsköldsvik (9 and 10 March 2013) she placed 12nd[clarification needed] and 14th.
Despite her young age, in 2013 Grushina also started to take part in FIS elite competitions, i.e. the Summer Grand Prix events in Hinterzarten (26 July 2013) and Courchevel (15 August 2013). Aged barely 15, as the third youngest participant, in Courchevel Grushina could beat two Italian professional jumpers, Lisa Demetz and Evelyn Insam, and her older Russian teammates Anastasia Gladysheva and Stefaniya Nadymova. The Courchevel winner was Ema Klinec, the competition's second youngest participant.
According to the official FIS CUP standings, Grushina was on the 6th position (of 31) in «2013» and is on the 18th position (of 32) in «2014». In the Continental Cup Standings Grushina is on rank 14 (of 35).
Grushina attends an elite sports school in Vyborg (Выборгская СДЮСШОР) and is a member of the Junior National Team. On 7 December 2012, Grushina had the honour of inaugurating the Olympic K95 ski jump in Sochi.
- See http://www.skijumpingrus.ru/sportnews.php?act=news_by_id&news_id=1281. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
- See http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/613.html?sector=JP&competitorid=180052&type=result. Retrieved 18 August 2013. Inexplicably, the FIS statistics give wrong years, so instead of 2013 the statistics has: «2014» etc.
- See http://www.skijumpingrus.ru/jump_jun1.php?act=news_by_id&news_id=987. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
- See http://www.skijumpingrus.ru/sportnews.php?act=news_by_id&news_id=1036. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
- See http://www.skijumpingrus.ru/sportnews.php?act=news_by_id&news_id=571. Retrieved 18 August 2013.