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Katarzyna
TRZOPEK
USA
Age
36
06.05.1981
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Left

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
21 October 2016 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
86
21 June 2016 Zone Championships
Panama (PANAMA)
17
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Last opponent
Katarzyna
TRZOPEK
Anna
SALMINEN
vs
0
0% wins
Rank
310
USA
1
100% wins
Rank
109
FIN

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
04.02.2018 Grand Prix Bratislava Coupe du Monde Tournoi Satel Satellite
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
09.02.2018 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
11.02.2018 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
18.03.2018 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Turku (FINLAND)

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
04.02.2018 Grand Prix Bratislava Coupe du Monde Tournoi Satel Satellite
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
09.02.2018 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
11.02.2018 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2016-10-21 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
86
2016-06-21 Zone Championships
Panama (PANAMA)
17
2016-05-20 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
60
2016-04-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
71
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
84
2016-02-12 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
53
2016-01-22 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
82
2015-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
121
2015-11-13 World Cup
Nanjing (CHINA)
65
2015-10-23 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
8
2015-07-14 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
81
2015-05-23 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
37
2015-05-01 World Cup
Johannesbourg (SOUTH AFRICA)
53
2015-01-23 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
62
2014-02-07 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
48
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2016/2017 310 − 249 1.0
2015/2016 61 + 81 27.0
2014/2015 142 + 74 7.0
2013/2014 216 2.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Marital status Married
Family Husband Mehmet Yorukoglu
Residence Redwood City, CA, USA
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Italian, Polish
Higher education Philosophy - Pennsylvania State University: State College, PA, USA

Sport Specific Information

Name of coach Andrey Geva [national]
Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Hiking, sewing, embroidery, photography. (usfencing.org, 21 Jul 2015)
Injuries At age eight she damaged nerves in her right wrist. The injury resulted in a condition known as chronic ulnar nerve palsy. (fundly.com, 26 Jun 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." [Michael Jordan] (fundly.com, 26 Jun 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (fundly.com, 26 Jun 2015)
Other information WEAPON HAND CHANGE
At age eight she damaged a nerve in her dominant right hand. She thought she may have to give up sports altogether until her modern pentathlon coach suggested she switch fencing hands. "I thought I would never be able pursue the activities that I loved. Playing basketball, tennis, the piano or violin was out of question. My coaches from the pentathlon programme suggested that I switch hands and try to learn to fence with my left hand. It worked and my journey as an athlete began." (fundly.com, 26 Jun 2015)

MOVE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Born in Warsaw, she represented Poland in fencing before moving to the United States of America to study at Pennsylvania State University. She has since become a US citizen. (usfencing.org, 12 Oct 2014; fundly.com, 26 Jun 2015)

EDUCATION
She has a master's in environmental science and policy from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, United States of America. She graduated in 2013. (LinkedIn profile, 2016)
Last opponent
Katarzyna
TRZOPEK
Anna
SALMINEN
vs
0
0% wins
Rank
310
USA
1
100% wins
Rank
109
FIN
History
  • Coupe du Monde (Tallin) 2016-10-21 - A - S - E
    TRZOPEK Katarzyna SALMINEN Anna
    1 2

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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