Name: Anya Melson
Position: Junior National Team
Sport: Artistic Swimming
Height: 5'5
DOB: 5/5/2005
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
Team/Club: Southern Nevada Desert Mermaids
Coach(es): Ludivine Perrin-Stsepaniuk, Brooke Taylor (Club) Anna Voloshyna & Lara Teixeira (National Team)
World Championship Experience
  • 2020 FINA Junior World Championships
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 senior national team member
  • 2021 Junior Pan American Games: 2nd (Team), 2nd (Highlight), 2nd (Duet)
  • 2021 junior and senior national team member
  • 2019 UANA Pan American Artistic Swimming Championships: 2nd (Tech Team) 3rd (Free Team) 2nd (Combo)
  • 2019 Junior National Team Member
  • 2017 12 & Under National Team: 1st (Team)
Personal: My favorite food is sushi....Outside of the pool I enjoy reading and spending time outside....My favorite subject in school is English....I have an older sister....I started synchro when I was 7....Artistic Swimming Role Models: Bill May, Amanda Urke and Andrea Fuentes