Oksana Grishina (fitness pro)

Oksana Grishina

— Bodybuilder —

Personal info

Born
(1978-03-25) 25 March 1978 (age 38)
Kaliningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Height
5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)

Weight
114 lbs

Professional career

Pro-debut
NPC Europa IFBB Pro Super Show, 2007

Best win
Ms. Fitness Olympia twice, 2014, 2015

Predecessor
Adela Garcia

Oksana Grishina (Russian: Окса́на Гри́шина; born 25 March 1978) is a Russian former gymnast and current professional fitness competitor.[1]
Grishina was born in Kaliningrad and grew up both in Latvia and Russia. She earned a degree in 2000 from the University of Kalingrad as a specialist in Physical Training and Sports.
Grishina won both European and World overall championships titles, while competing as amateur. She earned her IFBB Pro Card in 2007. Grishina is the second ever Russian athlete to earn an IFBB Fitness Pro card [2]
She is currently living in California, USA.

Contents

1 Early life
2 2000–2002
3 2002–present
4 Titles
5 References
6 External links

Early life[edit]
She was born in Kaliningrad, Russia. When her father moved to Riga her mother decided to put her in gymnastics as a way to direct her energy. When she was 10 years her father was reassigned to a new post in Russia. This job came with a guarantee of government housing, which meant that, finally, they would be in a settled place. Sadly, there was no gymnastics school in that city. Her coach in Riga offered her the chance to stay there and continue her training. Finally her father got to move her family to Kaliningrad but they changed apartments often and she moved from school to school. She spent countless hours going to school an gymnastics in bus and by foot and she rarely saw her parents.
2000–2002[edit]
Fitness was her life. She went to University in Kaliningrad and in 2000 she earned a degree as a specialist in Physical Training and Sports. During her university years and for several years later she organized her own ballet “Antares”. She also worked as a choreographer with children at the Tchaikovsky School of Music and art in Kaliningrad.
2002–present[edit]
At that time there were no gyms in Kaliningrad. When the first gym opened in 2002, one of her friends suggested her to work as a fitness and aerobic instructor. A few trainers at the gym told her she had a good structure for bodybuilding. She took their advice, started training, and at that point, competitive fitness found her. She spent se