icon

Menu

KOLOBOVA Violetta

epee
Rank8
Pts125.00
Age28
HandR

Personal Information

Family Partner Roman Vlasov

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Smolensk State Academy of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Russia

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup2259
Leipzig (GERMANY), 2014-02-07Johannesbourg (SOUTH AFRICA), 2015-05-01Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2014-05-16
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2016-02-12Tallin (ESTONIA), 2016-10-21Barcelone (SPAIN), 2015-01-23
Legnano (ITALY), 2015-10-23
Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), 2018-05-04
Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), 2019-05-17
Zone Championships2-13
Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-06Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-18
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-15
Grand Prix-123
Doha (QATAR), 2016-12-09Budapest (HUNGARY), 2010-01-15
Doha (QATAR), 2019-01-25

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2001 in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? Her mother encouraged her to get involved in the sport.

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

Name of coach Alexander Glazunov [personal], RUS

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Reading, going to the theatre, visiting museums. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2019)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in team epee at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2019)

Most influential person in career Coach Alexander Kislyunin. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)

Hero / Idol Russian Greco-Roman wrestler [and her partner] Roman Vlasov. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2019)

Awards and honours She received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] from the president of the Russian Federation in recognition of the bronze medal she won at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (kremlin.ru, 25 Aug 2016)

She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (rusfencing.ru, 19 May 2019; minsport.gov.ru, 24 Dec 2018)

Famous relatives Her partner Roman Vlasov has represented the Russian Federation in Greco-Roman wrestling and won gold medals at the Olympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (4s-info.ru, 14 Apr 2019)

Ambitions To win gold at the world championships. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2019)

Statistics

Never miss a momentStay in touch with all things fencing