Kazakhstan's best mogul skier and Asian Winter Games medal winner, Yulia Galysheva tells about her preparations for the Sochi Olympics and biased judging in Europe.
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Kazakhstan's best mogul skier
Yulia Galysheva is a Kazakhstan mogul skier (born in 1992) who won two gold medals at the Asian Winter Games in 2011. Yulia Galysheva has been competing at the international championships since March 2006 after debuting at the Europa Cup stage in Russian Saint-Petersburg. In the February of 2008, she won the second place in dual moguls at the Europa Cup in German Schliersee. A few days later, she won two gold medals in moguls and dual moguls in 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 in Meribel. In 2011, she won 2 gold medals at the 2011 Asian Winter Games in moguls and dual moguls. In 2011 she won the Europa cup stage in Jyvaskyla. Next year, she became the World Champion among juniors in moguls and won silver in dual moguls in Italian Valmalenco. She had three podiums in the 2012/13 season, including the 3rd place in American Deer Valley and 3rd and 2nd places in Swedish Are.
24 january 2014, 10:07Misjudged at preliminaries, but ready for Olympics