Name: Emmanuella Tchakmakjian
Height: 5'3"
DOB: 12/18/2001
Birthplace: Stamford, Conn.
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: Laurel Springs School
Team/Club: New Canaan Y Aquianas (NCY)
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 FINA World Championships: 11th (Team)
  • 2018 FINA Junior World Championships: 7th (Combo), 8th (Tech Team), 9th (Free Team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021 U.S. Collegiate Championship: 1st (Team), 1st (Duet), Overall Institution Champion
  • 2020 French Open: 2nd (Tech Team)
  • 2020 East Zone Athlete of the Year
  • 2019 Pan American Games: 3rd (Team)
  • 2019 Senior National Team
  • 2019 FINA World Series Spanish Open: 6th (Tech Team), 8th (Free Team)
  • 2019 FINA World Series US Open: 2nd (Tech Team and Free Team)
  • 2018 China Open: 2nd (Tech Team and Free Team)
  • 2018 UANA Pan American Championships: 1st (Tech Team), 1st (Free Team), 1st (Combo)
  • 2018 FINA World Series US Open: 4th (Tech Team), 8th (Free Team), 9th (Combo)
  • 2018 Senior National Team
  • 2018 Junior National Team
  • 2017 Junior/Senior National Team
  • 2017 UANA Pan American Championships: 3rd (Solo)
  • 2017 Swiss Open: 2nd (Team)
  • 2017 US Nationals: 4th (Solo)
  • 2016 Senior National Team
  • 2016 Comen Cup: 4th (Team)
  • 2015 US National Championships: 3rd (Combo), 7th (Solo)
  • 2015 Junior All-Star Team
  • 2014 13-15 All-Star Team
  • 2013 Age Group National Championships: 6th (Solo), 5th (Duet)
  • 2013 11-12 All-Star Team
Personal: Her mother is a dentist, her father is a doctor, and she has two brothers and a dog....Her favorite food is avocado salad and her favorite subject in school is history....The thing she credits most to her involvement in synchro is her hometown club, the New Canaan Y Aquianas, for inspiring and helping her reach her goals....She is motivated by the dream to compete on the largest world stage with her incredible teammates by my side. Her goal is to be part of the team that improves the ranking of the United States internationally....If not synchro, then gymnastics....After her synchro career is over, she wants to be an active participant in this sport as well as become the president of the United States....She was a finalist for Miss Connecticut in 2014....Her first language is Armenian, followed by English and Bulgarian.