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  Yulia Gavrilova

Yulia Gavrilova

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Omsk, Russia

Last College:
Omsk State College






Gavrilova holds the record for the fastest times of the season in four events: 100 Butterfly in 54.25, 200 Butterfly in 2:00.90 and 100 Backstroke in 55.55 at the Big West Championships (2/17-20), and 200 Backstroke in 2:04.88 at UC Santa Barbara (11/13) ... other fastest times swam in 2009-10 include: 100 Breaststroke in 1:09.42 vs. Cal Poly (1/15) ... 200 Individual Medley in 2:06.15 at the Toshiba Classic (11/19-21) ... 400 Individual Medley in 4:39.40 at the Malibu Invitational (10/24) ... was a member of five different relay teams that finished with the best times of the season, which include: 200 Freestyle in 1:38.03, 400 Freestyle in 3:28.09, 200 Medley in 1:43.49 and 400 Medley in 3:47.75 at the Big West Championships, and 100 Medley in 50.16 at the Trojan Invite (10/09-10).


Gavrilova was a member of the swimming team for three years for OMSK State College ... graduated with a 3.4 grade point average.


Born on September 13, 1989 in Omsk, Russia ... parents are Irina and Oley Gavrilova ... has one sister, Elena ... played for the Junior Russian Team ... favorite actor is Johnny Depp ... favorite food is seafood ... hamburgers are her least favorite food ... other favorites include the television show "House M.D" and "Dexter" ... chose CSUN because of the 'location and the good coaches' ... favorite sports moment was winning the Russian Championship ... Katinka Hosszu is the best athlete that she has competed against ... lists 'having little free time' as the toughest thing about being an athlete ... favorite pre-game ritual is being alone and listening to music that 'makes me ready to fight' ... likes to sleep when there is time to relax ... lists Leonardo Da Vinci as the person in history she would most like to meet ... the biggest obstacle she has overcome is coming to the United States ... enjoys visiting the website to look at some of the world's best art ... has met the President of the Russian Federation ... would listen to Evanescence if she were forced to enjoy only one CD for the rest of her life ... if she had a million dollars she would buy a house in Norway ... advises young people to participate in sports ... nobody knows how much she can sleep on Sundays ... majoring in Psychology.