Anna Milenina, three-time champion and four-time medal winner of the Paralympic Games in cross-country skiing and the biathlon, will be the Duracell Energy Ambassador for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games. A strong, driven and successful athlete, Anna is a dynamic and energetic young woman, and her motivation to reach her goals is a striking embodiment of Duracell's philosophy.
"Over the course of my sports career, I have had to overcome many obstacles and constantly set new goals. I know how important it is to always motivate myself, to find incentives and the strength to push beyond boundaries. I am inspired and 'charged' by my family and loved ones’ support. I am very happy and proud to be the Duracell Ambassador for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games. Stepping into this role, I aim to relay my motivational message to all: nothing is impossible- you must discover the fight within yourself to push for victory, no matter the obstacles," says Anna Milenina.
P&G Marketing Director Lada Kudrova: "We truly admire Anna Milenina: nothing can deter her from staying active, optimistic and competing. She seeks to live a full life. She is a wonderful example of the fact that in each person there is an inexhaustible 'battery' that gives strength and energy to achieve success in any situation. It is this mindset that Duracell values and encourages. Therefore, it is with pleasure that we announce the beginning of our collaboration with Anna Milenina as the Duracell Energy Ambassador for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games!"
About Anna Milenina:
Anna Milenina was born in 1986 in the city of Krasnoturinsk to a family of athletes. Since childhood she has proven to be an excellent skier, despite a birth injury to her arm. She won three gold and four silver medals at the Paralympic Winter Games of 2006 and 2010, respectively, and was both the Russian and World Champion in 2009. She is an honored master of sports of Russia, having been awarded with the Order of Honor. Anna Milenina's husband is a Paralympic athlete, and the couple has a son.
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