Julia Gushchina is a famous Russian athlete, track and field athlete, Honored Master of Sports of Russia. Winner of a huge number of awards, including state ones.
Julia Gushchina was born on March 4, 1983 in Novocherkassk. Since childhood, the girl dreamed of becoming a famous athlete and getting on TV screens. At the age of 10, Julia began to engage in the athletics section.
Gushchina took training very seriously, she always came to training first, sometimes even 1-2 hours before the start. The girl always gave her 100 percent and showed excellent results. Julia understood that she wanted to play sports all her life. The coaches paid much more attention to the girl than to other children, because they understood that she had a desire to win.
At the age of 12, Julia performed for the first time in athletics competitions, she took 2nd place, which was very good. In almost every tournament, Gushchina won a prize. The girl understood that much more time should be devoted to preparation and therefore, sometimes, she missed classes at school, in secret from her parents.
At the age of 19, Julia was invited to the Russian national athletics team. At first, the coaches did not really trust the young athlete and did not call her to serious competitions. In 2004, Gushchina performed at the European Cup and was able to win a gold medal, a year later the athlete was able to repeat the result. Julia performed at the European Cup until 2008 and almost always won prizes.
In 2006, Gushchina performed at the World Cup, which was held in Greece, in the relay, the athlete won a gold medal, and in the 200-meter race she was second. In 2008, Julia took part in the Olympic Games, which were held in Beijing, the girl won gold and silver medals. The athlete also won a gold medal at the World Indoor Championships. In the 2009 season, Gushchina participated in the Continental Championship among girls, Julia was able to win a silver medal.
In the 10th and 11th years, the girl again took part in this tournament and was able to bring home two gold awards. In 2012, Julia was invited to perform at the Olympic Games, the girl hoped to win a gold medal, but she failed to meet her expectations, the athlete went home only with a silver medal.
Julia Gushchina is a famous athlete who became famous for her sports achievements. It does not apply to the Gushchin family, but many people know that the athlete has a husband with whom they have been married for about 6 years. Julia is married to Ivan Buzolinov, who was also involved in athletics. Ivan is not very popular in Russia, but it is known that he was supposed to compete at the 2008 Olympics.