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Nikolay
KOVALEV
Fie ranking
15
RUSSIA
Age
30
28.10.1986
Weapon
  • Sabre
Handness
Right
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Bronze
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Gold
1
Silver

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
10 August 2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
7
22 June 2016 Zone Championships
TORUN (POLAND)
26
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Last opponent
Nikolay
KOVALEV
Junghwan
KIM
vs
3
60% wins
Rank
15
RUS
2
40% wins
Rank
1
KOR

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
19.05.2017 Villa de Madrid World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
21.05.2017 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
28.05.2017 Tournoi satellite sabre masculin Satellite
Reykjavik (ICELAND)
02.06.2017 Grand Prix Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
19.05.2017 Villa de Madrid World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
21.05.2017 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
28.05.2017 Tournoi satellite sabre masculin Satellite
Reykjavik (ICELAND)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2016-08-10 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
7
2016-06-22 Zone Championships
TORUN (POLAND)
26
2016-05-27 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
3
2016-05-13 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
12
2016-03-25 Grand Prix
Seoul (KOREA)
3
2016-02-19 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
19
2016-01-29 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
33
2015-12-12 Grand Prix
Boston (USA)
7
2015-10-30 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
11
2015-10-09 World Cup
Tbilisi (GEORGIA)
6
2015-07-13 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
9
2015-06-08 Zone Championships
Montreux (SWITZERLAND)
3
2015-05-29 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
10
2015-05-01 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
34
2015-03-28 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
12
2015-02-20 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
34
2015-01-30 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
19
2014-12-13 Grand Prix
New York (USA)
34
2014-11-21 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
34
2014-07-15 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
1
2014-05-17 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
10
2014-05-02 World Cup
Chicago (USA)
17
2014-04-25 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
20
2014-03-21 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
34
2013-08-05 World Championship
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2013-06-16 Zone Championships
Zagreb (CROATIA)
3
2013-05-18 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
9
2013-05-03 World Cup
Chicago (USA)
11
2013-04-26 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
9
2013-03-22 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
1
2013-03-09 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
33
2012-07-29 Olympic Games
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
3
2012-06-15 Zone Championships
Legnano (ITALY)
15
2012-06-02 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
18
2012-05-11 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
11
2012-04-27 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
12
2012-03-16 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
1
2012-03-03 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
12
2012-02-17 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
36
2012-02-04 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
6
2011-10-09 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
10
2011-07-14 Zone Championships
Sheffield (GREAT BRITAIN)
13
2011-06-24 World Cup
New York (USA)
35
2011-06-04 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
34
2011-05-13 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
6
2011-04-28 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
19
2011-03-18 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
20
2011-03-05 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
9
2011-02-18 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
12
2011-02-05 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
2
2010-11-04 World Championship
Paris (FRANCE)
15
2010-07-16 Zone Championships
Leipzig (GERMANY)
40
2010-06-18 World Cup
New York (USA)
35
2010-05-28 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
3
2010-05-22 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
7
2010-03-21 Grand Prix
Tunis (TUNISIA)
60
2010-02-12 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
14
2010-02-05 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
32
2010-01-30 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
35
2010-01-16 World Cup
Istanbul (TURKEY)
7
2009-10-02 World Championship
Antalya (TURKEY)
26
2009-07-13 Zone Championships
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
8
2009-06-19 World Cup
Dallas (USA)
15
2009-05-29 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
37
2009-05-23 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
33
2009-05-15 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
36
2009-02-27 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
35
2009-02-12 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
11
2009-02-06 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
26
2009-01-17 World Cup
Istanbul (TURKEY)
17
2008-08-12 Olympic Games
Pekin (CHINA)
26
2008-07-04 Zone Championships
Kiev (UKRAINE)
11
2008-06-21 Grand Prix
Las Vegas (USA)
28
2008-05-23 Grand Prix
Madrid (SPAIN)
3
2008-05-17 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
35
2008-03-22 Grand Prix
Alger (ALGERIA)
39
2008-02-29 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
44
2008-02-16 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
2
2008-02-08 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
104
2008-02-01 Grand Prix
Athènes (GREECE)
42
2007-06-01 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
71
2007-05-25 Grand Prix
Madrid (SPAIN)
44
2007-05-04 World Cup
Bangkok (THAILAND)
43
2007-03-16 World Cup
Tunis (TUNISIA)
41
2007-03-02 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
41
2007-02-16 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
22
2007-02-02 Grand Prix
Athènes (GREECE)
15
2007-01-12 Grand Prix
Kish Island (IRAN)
39
2006-09-30 World Championship
Turin (ITALY)
35
2006-07-14 Grand Prix
Téhéran (IRAN)
30
2006-06-09 Grand Prix
Santiago (CHILE)
7
2006-05-19 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
35
2006-05-05 Grand Prix
Madrid (SPAIN)
28
2006-04-12 World Championship
Taebaek City (KOREA)
3
2006-03-17 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
24
2006-03-11 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
51
2006-02-19 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
19
2006-02-03 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2006-01-07 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2005-10-02 World Cup
Sosnowiec (POLAND)
1
2005-06-25 World Cup
Sofia (BULGARIA)
14
2005-03-27 World Championship
Linz (AUSTRIA)
2
2005-03-18 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
47
2005-02-20 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
2
2005-01-08 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
19
2004-11-28 World Cup
Dormagen (GERMANY)
22
2004-04-05 World Championship
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
24
2004-03-20 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
42
2004-02-22 World Cup
Dourdan (FRANCE)
6
2004-01-11 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2003-11-30 World Cup
Dormagen (GERMANY)
3
2002-12-21 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
30
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2016/2017 15 − 10 86.0
2015/2016 5 + 11 151.0
2014/2015 16 − 4 83.0
2013/2014 12 − 6 102.0
2012/2013 6 158.0
2011/2012 6 + 5 153.0
2010/2011 11 + 12 109.0
2009/2010 23 + 2 104.0
2008/2009 25 + 1 76.0
2007/2008 26 + 46 110.0
2006/2007 72 − 45 32.0
2005/2006 27 + 90 80.0
2004/2005 117 + 159 10.0
2003/2004 276 − 93 2.0
2002/2003 183 4.0
Junior
2005/2006 2 + 2 128.0
2004/2005 4 + 5 112.0
2003/2004 9 68.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Marital status Married
Family Wife Svetlana, son Daniil, daughter Daria
Residence St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Russian
Higher education Coaching, Sport Studies - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 1995 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport? He enjoyed pretending to be a sword fighter as a child, so he decided to take up fencing.
Club / Team Complex School of Supreme Sports Skill [RUS] / Dynamo [RUS]:
Name of coach Christian Bauer [national], FRA; Vladimir Dyachenko [personal], RUS, from 1995
Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Kolya (vppress.ru, 11 Aug 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in individual sabre at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career Coach Vladimir Dyachenko. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Failure urges me on. It means it's necessary to work more." (sport.ru, 07 Nov 2012)
Awards and honours In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 13 Aug 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)
Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
In August 2013 he was elected to the International Fencing Federation [FIE] athletes' commission until 2017. (rusfencing.ru, 13 Aug 2013)

PRAISE FOR COACH
He credits French-born coach Christian Bauer for improving the Russian team. "Christian keeps us up-to-date, tracks everything that occurs in the world of fencing, is constantly improving himself and shares his experience with us. As Peter the Great cut through a window for Europe, so Christian is opening modern fencing for us." (rg.ru, 31 Jul 2012)

FAME RESISTANT
He did not enjoy the attention he received after he won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. "It was such a horror. Constant calls, identical questions, photo sessions. I do not really like such attention. Popularity is absolutely not necessary for me." (rusfencing.ru, 25 Feb 2013)
Last opponent
Nikolay
KOVALEV
Junghwan
KIM
vs
3
60% wins
Rank
15
RUS
2
40% wins
Rank
1
KOR
History
  • Jeux Olympiques (Rio de Janeiro) 2016-08-10 - JO - S - S
    KOVALEV Nikolay KIM Junghwan
    10 15
  • Sabre de Moscou (Moscow) 2016-05-27 - GP - S - S
    KOVALEV Nikolay KIM Junghwan
    12 15
  • Championnats du Monde (Kazan) 2014-07-15 - CHM - S - S
    KOVALEV Nikolay KIM Junghwan
    15 12
  • Championnats du Monde (Budapest) 2013-08-05 - CHM - S - S
    KOVALEV Nikolay KIM Junghwan
    15 13
  • Trophée Luxardo (Padoue) 2010-05-28 - GP - S - S
    KOVALEV Nikolay KIM Junghwan
    15 13

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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