Stanislava Komarova

Stanislava Stanislavovna Komarova (Russian: Станислава Станиславовна Комарова; born 12 June 1986 in Moscow) is a retired Russian swimmer. She won the silver medal in the 200 m backstroke at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Komarova was one of the few modern swimmers who competed without goggles.

Stanislava Komarova
Medal record
Women's swimming
Representing  Russia
Olympic Games
2004 Athens200 m backstroke
World Championships (LC)
2001 Fukuoka 200 m backstroke
2003 Barcelona 200 m backstroke
European Championships (LC)
2002 Berlin 100 m backstroke
2002 Berlin 200 m backstroke
2004 Madrid 200 m backstroke
2004 Madrid 100 m backstroke
European Championships (SC)
2003 Dublin 200 m backstroke
2002 Riesa 200 m backstroke

In 2006, having parted with her long-time coach Alexey Krasikov, she moved to Tenero, Switzerland, where for a while she trained with Guennadi Touretski. She retired in 2008, aged 22,[1] after a conflict with the Russian Swimming Federation.[2] In 2012-2015 she worked as a sports commentator for NTV (Russia) and hosted the programme "Football Haute Couture".[2] As of 2018 she works as a trainer, for her own Stanislava Komarova Swimming Group (SKSG) which she started in 2014 in Moscow.[3]

Komarova is the recipient of the Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (2005). She is decorated with the title Meritorious Master of Sports in Russia.

In 2009 she married the volleyball player Aleksey Ostapenko, they divorced in 2011. Her second husband Andrey is a grandson of the tennis player and later commentator Anna Dmitrieva.[2]


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