Yuliya Galysheva

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Yulia Galysheva
FIS Moguls World Cup 2015 Finals - Megève - 20150315 - Yulia Galysheva 1.jpg
Born (1992-10-23) 23 October 1992 (age 26)
Oskemen, Kazakhstan
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
World Cup career
Seasons2010–
Individual wins2
Indiv. podiums7

Yulia Evgenievna Galysheva (Russian: Юлия Евгеньевна Галышева, born 23 October 1992) is a Kazakhstani mogul skier who won two gold medals at the Asian Winter Games in 2011 and a bronze medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games.

Athletic career[edit]

Yulia Galysheva has competed at the international challenges since March 2006. She has debut at the Europa Cup stage in the Russian Saint-Petersburg. She was 21st in mogul and 18th in dual moguls. In 2007, she competed in FIS Freestyle World Ski Championship at the Madonna di Campiglio, where she finished 22nd in moguls and 21st in dual moguls. In February 2008, she placed second in the German Schliersee at the Europa cup's dual mogul. A few days later, she has won two gold medals in moguls and dual moguls at the Swiss Engelberg. In 2010, she competed at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where she finished 11th in moguls. Galysheva got her first World Cup victory at the Meribel and was ahead of Hannah Kearney in the final of dual moguls. In 2011, she won gold medals at the 2011 Asian Winter Games in moguls and dual moguls. In 2011, she also has won in the Europa cup stage in Jyväskylä. Next year, she has become World champion among juniors in moguls and also won silver medal in dual moguls at the Italian Valmalenco. She has three podiums in the season of 2012/13, which includes 3rd place at the American Deer Valley and 3rd and 2nd places at the Swedish Åre. At the 2015 FIS World Freestyle Championships in Krieschberg, Austria she won her first world championship medal, a bronze in dual moguls, behind the 2014 and 2010 Olympic champions, Justine Dufour Lapointe (silver) and Hannah Kearney (gold). Two years later at the world championships in Sierra Nevada she upgraded to silver, behind gold medalist Perrine Laffont and ahead of bronze medalist Jaelin Kauf.

Career highlights[edit]

Olympic Games
2018 - South Korea PyeongChang 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Moguls
FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships
2017 - Spain Sierra Nevada 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, Dual moguls
2015 - Austria Kreischberg 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Dual moguls
FIS Junior World Ski Championships
2011 – Finland Jyväskylä 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Moguls
2012 – Italy Valmalenco 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Moguls
2012 – Italy Valmalenco 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Dual moguls
Asian Winter Games
2011 – Kazakhstan Almaty 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Moguls
2011 – Kazakhstan Almaty 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Dual moguls
World Cup podiums
2010 – France Meribel 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Dual moguls
2012 – China Beida Lake 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Moguls
2013 – United States Deer Valley 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Dual moguls
2013 – Sweden Åre 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Moguls
2013 – Sweden Åre 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, Dual moguls
2013 – United States Lake Placid 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, Moguls
2017 – China Thaiwoo 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Moguls

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