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NIKITINA Olga

sabre
Rank19
Pts81.00
Age20
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete, Student

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Management - Moscow International Academy: Russia

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-1-1
Sint-Niklaas (BELGIUM), 2019-03-22

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 2007 in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? "I did figure skating but had to give it up. I didn't want to abandon sports, so I looked for another sport and chose fencing."

Club / Team Central Sports Army Club [RUS] / Moscow Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.42 [RUS]:

Name of coach Anzor Gagulashvili [personal], RUS, from 2007

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2016

Competing for Russia

General Interest

Nicknames Olya (VK profile, 07 Jun 2019)

Hobbies Playing the piano and guitar, tennis. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold medals in the individual and team sabre events at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Verona, Italy. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Most influential person in career Coach Anzor Gagulashvili, and her parents. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Hero / Idol Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

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

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