LEHIS Katrina


Personal Information

Family Partner Harri, son Henri

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Estonian

License number 19121994000

Club Le Glaive

World Cup1--1
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2020-02-07
Zone Championships1--1
Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-18
Grand Prix--22
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-04-22
Cali (COLOMBIA), 2019-05-03
Olympic Games--11
Tokyo (JAPAN), 2021-07-24
Turku (FINLAND), 2014-10-19Copenhague (DENMARK), 2013-10-26Turku (FINLAND), 2012-10-14
Oslo (NORWAY), 2016-10-09Oslo (NORWAY), 2014-11-23Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2013-01-13
Turku (FINLAND), 2018-03-18Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2019-09-22Turku (FINLAND), 2013-10-13
Split (CROATIA), 2018-10-13

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2004.

Why this sport? A coach asked her to try the sport because of her height and the fact that she is left handed. Her natural ability immediately shone through.

Club / Team Vehklemisklubi Le Glaive: Tallinn, EST

Name of coach Nikolai Novosjolov [personal], from 2019

Handedness Left

General Interest

Injuries She required surgery on the meniscus in her knee five months prior to winning individual gold in the 2014 World Junior Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. (blog.pbtfencing.com, 19 Oct 2020)

Awards and honours She and her teammates Julia Beljajeva, Irina Embrich, and Erika Kirpu received the Best Female Multiple Athlete Event of Tokyo 2020 prize at the 2021 ANOC [Association of National Olympic Committees] Awards in Crete, Greece. (fie.org, 25 Oct 2021; anocolympic.org, 24 Oct 2021)

In 2018, 2019, and 2020 she was named Female Fencer of the Year by the Estonian Fencing Federation. (sport.err.ee, 28 Dec 2020; le.ee, 18 Dec 2019; Facebook profile, 05 Dec 2018)

In 2019 she was named the People's Favourite at the Laane County Annual Awards in Estonia. (laanesport.ee, 14 Jan 2020)

She was named the 2014 Student Athlete of the Year in Estonia. (baku2015.com, 23 Jun 2015)


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