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SOKOLOVA Diana

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Personal Information

Other names Diana Yakovleva

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-1-1
Shanghai (CHINA), 2013-05-03
Zone Championships-1-1
Zagreb (CROATIA), 2013-06-16
Grand Prix--11
La Havane (CUBA), 2016-03-11
--11
Copenhague (DENMARK), 2010-03-28

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 1998 in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? She followed her older brother into the sport.

Club / Team Youth of Moscow [RUS] / Dynamo [RUS]:

Name of coach Anna Ilyaskina [personal], RUS, from 1998; Mikhail Zolotaryov [personal], RUS, from 2006; Dmitry Shevchenko [national], RUS

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Alpine skiing, travelling. (Athlete, 22 Mar 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in the team foil event at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Most influential person in career Her first coach Anna Ilyaskina. (Athlete, 16 Jun 2014)

Hero / Idol Italian fencer Elisa Di Francisca. (rusfencing.ru, 16 Oct 2013)

Awards and honours She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018; rusfencing.ru, 18 May 2018)

Ambitions To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

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