; born October 30, 1989) is a Russian American retired artistic gymnast. national champion, winning twice as a junior and twice as a senior. She is the only child of two former Soviet champion gymnasts: 1988 Summer Olympics gold medalist Valeri Liukin and 1987 world clubs champion in rhythmic gymnastics Anna Kotchneva.
She enrolled as a freshman international business major at Southern Methodist University in January 2008, and took a leave from classes to concentrate on preparations for the 2008 Olympic Games. The event featured a panel discussion followed by sun-inspired beauty activations with the Coppertone Clearly Sheer Whipped Sunscreen, as well as custom barista creations, a manicure station, a Lipstick fortune reader with custom “kiss” cards, and more. The Olympian and blogger covered up with some Coppertone sunscreen ahead of the pop-up and brunch event held at Eden Roc Hotel.And, their rehearsal times are cutting in to time that Matt wants to spend with Nastia.His jealousy is starting to really show.” It seems like every couple on Dancing With The Stars is rumored to be dating or hooking up, so we can’t even say that we blame Matt Lombardi for being jealous of Nastia and Derek. She also recently co-founded her own agency, the Shine Agency, with Liz Ballard.