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Mikhaela Olegovna Kalancha (Russian: Михаэла Олеговна Каланча, born 5 July 1994) is a Moldovan-born Russian competitor in women's and mixed (partnered with Aleksandr Maltsev) synchronized swimming.

Mikhaela Kalancha
Personal information
Full nameMikhaela Olegovna Kalancha
Born (1994-07-05) 5 July 1994 (age 24)
Chișinău, Moldova
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
StrokesSynchronized swimming
College teamRussian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism


Kalancha won a gold medal at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships and a gold medal at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Team free routine combination.

In 2016, Kalancha began competing in mixed synchronized swimming and partnered with Aleksandr Maltsev at the 2016 European Championships; there they won gold in mixed free and technical routines respectively.

The next year, they took part in the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, and won gold[1] and silver respectively in the mixed free and technical routines.[2]


  1. ^ Rédaction. "La Russie termine sur un nouveau titre en duo libre". L'ÉQUIPE (in French). Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  2. ^ "Italian Duo Claims Gold in Synchro Mixed Duet Technical Final - Swimming World News". Swimming World News. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2018-08-08.