Katerina Keyru

Katerina Johnovna Keyru (later Novoseltseva, Russian: Катерина Джоновна Кейру (Новосельцева), born 4 December 1988) is a Russian basketball shooting guard. She was part of the Russian team that won the 2008 European junior championships.[1]

Katerina Keyru
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Keyru in 2013
Personal information
Born4 December 1988 (1988-12-04) (age 31)
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
SportBasketball
ClubDynamo Moscow (2008–10)
WBC Spartak Saint Petersburg (2010–11)
Chevakata Vologda (2011–12)
Nadezhda Orenburg (2012–13)
Chevakata Vologda (2013–14)
Dynamo Moscow (2014–)

Keyru was born to John Carew, an Olympic sprint runner from Sierra Leone, who in 1976 came to study in Rostov and married there. She has three brothers: Olah, Willy and Victor. Olah is an actor, Willy is a singer, and Victor is an international basketball player. Katerina took up basketball aged 7 following her brothers.[2] In 2015, she married the Russian football player Ivan Novoseltsev, who proposed her after an official football match, in front of the crowd.[3]

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