Personal Information

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

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

World Cup1-12
Gdansk (POLAND), 2017-02-03St-Maur (FRANCE), 2017-11-03
Grand Prix--11
Shanghai (CHINA), 2017-05-19

Sport Specific Information

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

Why this sport? She was taken to a fencing school by one of her friends, whose father was involved in the sport. "Only then did I learn what fencing was. Before that, I had never heard of it. And I hadn't watched a film about musketeers, either."

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

Name of coach Mikhail Zolotaryov [personal], RUS, from 2010; Anna Ilyaskina [personal], RUS

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2013

Competing for Russia

Tournament World Cup

Location Turin, ITA

General Interest

Hobbies Taking walks, painting. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning the individual foil competition at the 2017 World Cup event in Gdansk, Poland. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Most influential person in career Her coaches. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Awards and honours She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (rusfencing.ru, 17 May 2019; minsport.gov.ru, 24 Dec 2018)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)


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