Kristen Shaldybin

Birthdate: 8/8/1997
Program: Rhythmic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Highwood, IL
Club: Twin Cities Rhythmic
Head Coach: Natalia Klimuk
Other Coaches: Angelina Angelina Yovcheva, Margarita Mamzina and Irina


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Career Highlights

  • Competed at the 2016 Olympic Games (group)
  • Competed at the 2015 World Championships (group)
  • 2015 Pan American Games 6 clubs 2 hoops champion and all-around and 5 ribbons silver medalist (group)

Personal Information

Nickname: Kristina/kri/kris
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Name of High School: HighlandPark High School
High School Graduation Year: 2016
Year you began gymnastics: 2003
Favorite Event: Clubs
Names of parents/guardians: Liubov Shaldybina and Evgeny Shaldybin
Names of sibling(s): Julie Shaldybin
Family members in sports: Dad

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Biology

National Competition Results

2014 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 10th-AA
2013 U.S. Rhythmic Championships, Orlando, Fla. - 4th-HP; 6th-AA(T), RB; 8th-BA
2013 National Qualifier, Deerfield, Ill. - 2nd-HP; 4th-RB; 6th-AA; 8th-CL
2013 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 6th-AA, RB; 7th-CL; 8th-HP, BA
2012 USA Gymnastics Rhythmic Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-BA; 8th-AA (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - (Group)
2016 Baku World Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan - 8th-AA, 5RB, 6CL2HP (Group)
2016 Minsk World Cup, Minsk, Belarus - 5th-AA; 8th-5RB, 6CL2HP
2016 Thiais Grand Prix, Thiais, France - 7th-6CL2HP
2015 World Championships, Stuttgart, Germany - (Group)
2015 Kazan World Cup, Kazan, Russia - (Group)
2015 Pan American Games, Toronto, Canada - 1st-6CL2HP; 2nd-AA, 5RB (Group)
2015 Lisbon World Cup, Lisbon, Spain - (Group)
2015 Thiais Grand Prix, Thiais, France - 5th-6CL2HP; 6th-5RB; 7th-AA (Group)
2014 World Championships, Izmir, Turkey - (Group)
2014 Pan American Championships, Toronto, Canada - 1st-Team; 2nd-AA, 5CL; 6th-3BA2RP (Group)