Alina Kabaeva

po_Kabaeva-Alina1po_Kabaeva-Alina2Alina Maratovna Kabaeva (born May 12, 1983) is a Russian Honored Master of Sports, a retired rhythmic gymnast, and a politician.

Kabaeva is one of the most decorated gymnasts in the history of rhythmic rymnastics, with two Olympic medals, 14 World Championship medals, and 25 European Championship medals.

From 2007 to 2014, Kabaeva was a State Duma Deputy from the United Russia Party. In September 2014, Kabaeva became the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the National Media Group (ru).