Businesswoman, model, TV show host and mother of two children.
She is a legend of Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics, a multiple World and European champion, who found the strength to get back on her feet even when her legs were literally broken. She has left her mark in sports history, having had a few extremely difficult gymnastic moves named after her.
And now Liasan Utiasheva is a successful businesswoman, a TV show host, model, World Championship Ambassador for 2018 and a mother of two children.Read biography
After yet another triumph in a competition Liasan is experiencing pains in her legs. But all of the numerous tests fail to find the cause of these worrying symptoms. It sometimes gets to the point where she is suspected of feigning injury. In 2002, at the peak of her career and with the Olympics coming up, Liasan received a terrible diagnosis: multiple fractures in the navicular bone in one leg and divarication of the bones in the other. Sixteen-year-old Laisan, the Russian National rhythmic Gymnastics Team’s top member, may have lost both her legs.
Her TV career started with “Morning Gymnastics” and “This Morning” on NTV, and she later moved on to “Fitness with the stars” on JV Channel, became a host of her own show “Beauty Academy with Liasan Utiasheva”, worked on her own dance show, published a novel, made a debut appearance in ballet and in countless magazine publications.
Liasan currently hosts “the Dance Party” show on TNT, the channel's highest-rated show.
“I am immensely proud to be a part of a huge World Cup team for FIFA 2018 ™, of the participation of volunteers, as well as a huge contribution to the real work done on a common cause after the tournament. Our challenges are certainly different, but we all have one goal. I am sure that together we will create an unforgettable sporting event for the whole world!”fifa.com
Liasan had a successful debut, starring in Imperial Russian Ballet productions under the direction of Gediminas Tarand
In 2015 Liasan Utiasheva and her husband Pavel Volya, presented their new online information and educational project ``The Power of Will.``
The main goal of the project is to motivate Russian citizens via online courses about leading a healthy lifestyle, to get to know and love their native language, literature and the history of their country. The complex methodology developed by Liasan and Pavel helps one get to know oneself, to become a better person every day and to progress independently in any part of the world, using online courses on various subjects.