7 Russian singers and Actresses who in the past were athletesBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/7-russian-singers-and-actresses-who-in-the-past-were-athletes
Did you know that Anna Semenovich is a professional ice skater, and Maria Kozhevnikova is a master of sports in rhythmic gymnastics? Who else from the Russian Actresses and singers came to show business from the sport, read our material.
Before becoming a rock singer Zemfira was really into basketball and she was the best player and captain of the women's Junior national team of Russia. In 1990-1991, the future star won the Junior national championship, in addition, her team won the competition in Bashkortostan. Coach Zemfira was very upset to find out that she decided to quit.
It happened when the girl arrived in Ufa College of arts, who opened her way in the world of show business. Shortly after Zemfira went to Moscow, where he recorded his first album instantly blew up the charts.
In childhood the parents of the future star of "the Internship" gave it to the circle of gymnastics in the sports school "Dynamo". And though the classes didn't give a girl much pleasure, she continued to train. Nine years of work in this direction brought Kristina Asmus the title of master of sports. Reaching the top, she decided to quit gymnastics.
According to Asmus, she wanted to act in films since childhood. It started with watching the series "Wild angel" — Christine was a big fan of Natalia Oreiro. In 2008, the girl entered the Theater school.Schepkin at the course of Boris Klyuyev, and in 2010 made his debut in the TV series "Interns".
You can imagine Busty Anna Semenovich as a professional figure skater? And it really is! When future celebrity was three years old, doctors diagnosed her with rheumatoid arthritis and advised parents to send her to the sports section. Coaches haven't seen much potential from a sick child, so all the luck Anna practiced to death and could prove that she is the best.
The girl competed at the European and world Championships, won the gold medal and received the title of master of sport of international class in figure skating. But a serious knee injury deprived Anna of the ability to act on. Then she decided to connect his life with show business.
Many people know the Laysan Utiasheva as a TV presenter, but in the past the wife of Paul Will, was seriously engaged in artistic gymnastics. On account of its numerous wins at world and European Championships and the title of honored master of sports. It was called "hope of the country" and predicted a brilliant future. But Rosie had to give up sports career.
During the examination, the doctors diagnosed the girl with severe injuries, incompatible with the sport: six-time fracture of the left foot and severe bone deformation on the right. The gymnast admitted that this had a constant pain and continue to compete just could not. As a result of utiasheva took a long course of treatment and rehabilitation, and in 2007 tried his hand as a TV presenter.
The future actress was born into a family of famous hockey player and two-time Olympic champion Alexander Kozhevnikov. When she was 4 years old, her parents sent her to gymnastics section, but Mary herself was not happy about that. Since early childhood she dreamed of acting in movies.
However, Maria has concentrated power in the sports career of the 16 years she has had many awards and titles champion of Russia and master of sports. Having achieved success, the girl firmly told her parents that she was leaving the gym, after which he entered the acting Department of GITIS () and started filming the crowd.
Vera Glagoleva was a master of sports in archery and always dreamed of a sports career. And it so happened that accidentally fell on the set of "Mosfilm". She was asked to play along in one of the scenes, and Glagoleva so successfully coped with the task that Director Rodion Nahapetov not only asked her to stay, but was offered a major role.
By the way, later he made her another offer — as you might guess, hands and hearts. After that fateful meeting Glagoleva started her acting career and to archery never came back.
With five years, actress Anna Mikhailovskaya was fond of various types of dance, with special focus on ballroom. During study at school she had become CCM dance sport and win many competitions. But the prospect to associate with the choreography of my life the girl is not attracted.
So, being a student of 11th class, Michael decided to change something. And who knows what would have been the fate of the future of celebrity, if not a happy occasion. Parents persuaded Anna to go to the last dance lesson and say goodbye to his friends. That day the Studio was visited by the producers of "Mosfilm", which for six months looked for the girl for the lead role in the series "the Most beautiful". Seeing Anna, they immediately invited her to come to the casting — and so began her acting career.