Residence Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Higher education Physical Education, Sport Studies - Rostov-na-Donu Institute of Physical Education and Sport: Russia
|Belgrade (SERBIA), 2010-02-06||Leipzig (GERMANY), 2008-02-23||Turin (ITALY), 2013-03-22|
|Shanghai (CHINA), 2013-05-03||Budapest (HUNGARY), 2013-02-08|
|St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2013-03-01|
|Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-08||Legnano (ITALY), 2012-06-15|
|TORUN (POLAND), 2016-06-21|
|Gdansk (POLAND), 2014-01-31|
|Anaheim, California (USA), 2019-03-16|
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 1994 in Rostov-na-Donu, Russian Federation.
Why this sport? One of her friends encouraged her to attend a fencing school.
Club / Team Dynamo: Russia
Name of coach Zoya Starkova [personal], RUS, from 1994; Vladimir Ivanov [personal], RUS, from 2007
Hobbies Spending time with her friends, embroidery. (Athlete, 02 Jul 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in team foil at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career Her coaches. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2016)
Hero / Idol Russian fencer Svetlana Boiko. (ufafencing.ru, 26 Oct 2011)
Awards and honours In January 2014 she carried the Olympic torch in Rostov-na-Donu as the relay made its way through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (yuga.ru, 15 Jan 2014)
In 2012 she was decorated with the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] by the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 13 Aug 2012)
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (database.rusfencing.ru, 19 May 2017)
Ambitions To win gold at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 02 Jul 2017)
Other information FURTHER EDUCATION
In 2013 she graduated from the law faculty of the Southern Federal University in Rostov-na-Donu, Russian Federation. (rusfencing.ru, 2014)
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