Alexandra Igorevna Shapovalova was born in Odessa on May, 1990. She has been going in for handball since 2001. Despite her early years she has already become the champion of Ukraine, she took part and won prizes in many international tournaments. After graduating from school in 2008 Alexandra Shapovalova exerted herself and gained another victory – entered the Polytechnic University of Odessa at the engineering mechanics department. The girl claims that all her losses and victories have been accompanied by music.