Residence Kiev, UKR
Languages English, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Higher education Sport Studies - Ternopil National Pedagogical University: Ukraine
License number 23021987002
|Barcelone (SPAIN), 2018-02-09|
|Leipzig (GERMANY), 2017-07-20|
|Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-07-15|
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in Ternopil, Ukraine, after moving there from the Russian Federation with her family at the beginning of the 1990s.
Why this sport? "My older brother was a wrestler and regularly went to competitions. I wished I could go, too."
Club / Team Central Sports Club of the Armed Forces [UKR] / Kiev School of Supreme Sports Skill [UKR]:
Name of coach Dmytro Reizlin [personal], UKR, from 2007
Nicknames Lena (Facebook profile, 09 Aug 2020)
Hobbies Ballet, theatre, reading, watching movies. (Athlete, 10 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career Her parents, and her coaches. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours In 2019 she received the Order of Princess Olga [second grade] in Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 13 Sep 2019)
She received the Order of Princess Olga [third grade] in Ukraine in recognition of the bronze medal she won at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russian Federation. (president.gov.ua, 25 Jul 2013)
She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2019; Athlete, 10 Jun 2019)
Ambitions To win medals at the European championships, the world championships and the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 02 Jul 2017)
Other information FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied economics at Ternopil National Economic University in Ukraine. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2015)
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