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BASHTA Anna

sabre
Rank33
Pts49.00
Age23
HandL

Personal Information

Residence Baku, AZE

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport at age eight in Togliatti, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? "My parents brought me for general development. Before that, I did artistic gymnastics."

Name of coach Vadym Shturbabin [national]; Alexander Panteleev [personal], RUS, from 2010

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Playing the drums. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2019)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in team sabre at the 2017 European Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, and claiming individual gold medals at the U23 European championships in 2017 and 2019. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2019)

Most influential person in career Her parents, and her coach. (Athlete, 26 Jun 2017)

Hero / Idol Russian sabre fencer Sophia Velikaia. (Athlete, 26 Jun 2017)

Awards and honours She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2019)

Ambitions To win gold at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 05 Jun 2019)

Other information RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO AZERBAIJAN
She represented the Russian Federation earlier in her career, including at the 2017 World Championships in Leipzig, Germany. In 2019 she switched nationality and began competing for Azerbaijan. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Jun 2019; Athlete, 05 Jun 2019)

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