Russian long jumper Darya Klishina has won many European Championships over the years and took part in the 2016 Olympic games. Interestingly enough, her interest in sports started at age eight when she began playing volleyball. Influenced by her athlete father, at age 13, she changed her preference for athletics in specialty long jump.
In 2017, she competed as an authorized neutral athlete at the 2017 World Championship in Athletics. She won silver, with a season-best of 7.00 meters, finishing only two centimeters behind Brittney Reese.