Personal Information

Family Husband Nikolay, daughter Diana [2009]

Residence Kurchatov, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages Russian

Higher education Law - Southwest State University: Kursk, RUS

World Cup1221024
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2013-02-08Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2011-02-11Shanghai (CHINA), 2013-05-03
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2013-03-01Shanghai (CHINA), 2014-05-02St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2014-02-26
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2013-03-08St-Maur (FRANCE), 2014-11-07
Turin (ITALY), 2014-03-21Alger (ALGERIA), 2015-02-06
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2016-05-20Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2015-05-01
St-Maur (FRANCE), 2016-11-04Gdansk (POLAND), 2016-01-15
Katowice (POLAND), 2018-01-12Alger (ALGERIA), 2016-02-05
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2018-04-27Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2017-04-28
Katowice (POLAND), 2019-01-11Alger (ALGERIA), 2018-02-02
St-Maur (FRANCE), 2019-01-25Alger (ALGERIA), 2018-11-23
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-03-01
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2019-05-03
World Championship2-13
Moscow (RUSSIA), 2015-07-15Budapest (HUNGARY), 2013-08-05
Leipzig (GERMANY), 2017-07-19
Zone Championships2114
Legnano (ITALY), 2012-06-15Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-13Leipzig (GERMANY), 2010-07-16
Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-17
Grand Prix65112
Séoul (KOREA), 2013-04-27Marseille (FRANCE), 2014-05-23Long Beach, California (USA), 2017-03-17
Turin (ITALY), 2017-12-01La Havane (CUBA), 2015-03-13
Anaheim, California (USA), 2018-03-17Shanghai (CHINA), 2015-05-15
Shanghai (CHINA), 2018-05-18Turin (ITALY), 2015-11-27
Anaheim, California (USA), 2019-03-16Shanghai (CHINA), 2017-05-19
Shanghai (CHINA), 2019-05-17
Olympic Games1--1
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-08-10

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up fencing at age eight. She began training seriously at age 10 in Kurchatov, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? A fencing coach came to her school and recommended that she take up the sport.

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Spending time with family and friends, listening to music, shopping. (sports.ru, 29 Nov 2015; Athlete, 24 Jun 2015)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual foil at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)

Most influential person in career Her coach. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2016)

Hero / Idol Italian fencer Valentina Vezzali. (rosenergoatom.info, 30 Jan 2013)

Awards and honours For winning gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the Order of Friendship from the president of the Russian Federation and the medal For Military Prowess [first grade] from the Russian minister of defence. (kremlin.ru, 25 Aug 2016; function.mil.ru, 26 Aug 2016)

In January 2014 she carried the Olympic torch in Kursk as the relay made its way through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (vesti.ru, 16 Jan 2014)

In recognition of her performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, 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, 16 Jun 2017)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)

Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as a member of the International Fencing Federation [FIE] Athletes' Commission. (fie.org, 07 Oct 2017)


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