Madara ALDINA (LAT)

LVLatvia
Age:
28 years
Languages:
Latvian, English, Russian
Federation:
LATVIA CANOE FEDERATION

Biography

Further Personal Information

HIGHER EDUCATION
LSPA
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
I began kayaking at age 15 at the sports club Ridzene in Riga, Latvia
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
I started sprint kayaking because my best friend insisted on that. And I didn't argue because it seemed like a really good idea, since love for the waters are pumping through my veins.
HOBBIES
fishing, volleyball, tennis, skiing
CLUB
BJSS Ridzene
NAME OF COACH
Raivo Aglenieks
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Latvian
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2014
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2015
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Latvia
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
European Championship
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Czecz Republic, Racice
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning the national selection for 1st European Games in Baku and competing in 1st European Games.
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
family
HERO/IDOL
sprint kayaker Lisa Carrington
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
You achieve what you work for.
FAVOURITE FOOD
sushi
AMBITIONS
To compete in Olympic games in Tokyo 2020
AWARDS AND HONORS
Latvian champion in:
k1200m
K2 200m, 500m, 1000m
K4 200m, 500m
PREFERRED DISTANCE
200m
POSITION IN BOAT FOR TEAM BOATS
in k4-3rd, in k2-2nd
SPORTING RELATIVES
My grandfather- Juris Aldins was a coach for academic doubles
OTHER SPORTS
tennis