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CHENTSOVA Kateryna

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Rank82
Pts17.50
Age28
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Kiev, UKR

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian, Ukrainian

Higher education Sport Studies - National University of Shipbuilding: Mykolayiv, UKR

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2000 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.

Why this sport? She took up the sport due to her first coach, who had studied with Chentsova's mother at university.

Club / Team Central Sports Club of the Armed Forces: Ukraine

Name of coach Oleksiy Bryzgalov, UKR, from 2010; Larisa Pavlenko, UKR, from 2004

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2009

Competing for Ukraine

Tournament World Cup

Location Budapest, HUN

General Interest

Nicknames Katya (Facebook profile, 03 May 2019)

Hobbies Design, travel. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Memorable sporting achievement Placing 15th in individual foil at the 2018 World Championships in Wuxi, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Most influential person in career Her parents. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2015)

Hero / Idol Ukrainian fencer Olga Kharlan. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2015)

Awards and honours She has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019; nffu.org.ua, 23 Apr 2019)

Ambitions To compete at the Olympic Games, and to win medals at the world championships and the European championships. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Other information BREAK
She missed the 2016/17 season because she was pregnant. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

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