Personal Information

Family Husband Andrey, daughter Ksenia

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

World Cup4149
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2008-03-01Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2010-03-06Mödling (AUSTRIA), 2003-05-03
Montréal (CANADA), 2009-05-29Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG), 2009-03-28
Lobnya (RUSSIA), 2010-03-20Xuzhou (CHINA), 2014-11-14
Tallin (ESTONIA), 2016-10-21Suzhou (CHINA), 2016-11-11
World Championship--11
Paris (FRANCE), 2010-11-04
Grand Prix42713
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2004-02-21Malaga (SPAIN), 2003-05-23Sydney (AUSTRALIA), 2003-07-18
Nankin (CHINA), 2007-05-18Montréal (CANADA), 2008-05-30Nankin (CHINA), 2009-05-15
Montréal (CANADA), 2010-05-28Doha (QATAR), 2010-01-23
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-04-22Budapest (HUNGARY), 2011-02-26
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2015-03-20
Doha (QATAR), 2015-12-05
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2016-03-18

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 1990 in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Club / Team Dynamo: Moscow, RUS

Name of coach Yury Merzlikin [national], RUS

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 1997

Competing for Russia

General Interest

Hobbies Cinema, theatre, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team epee at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2016)

Most influential person in career Her mother, and her first coach Oleg Korzhov. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2016)

Awards and honours For winning bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 25 Aug 2016)

In recognition of her achievements at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, she was awarded the Order of Friendship and the Order of Honour by the president of the Russian Federation. (sport-express.ru, 20 Dec 2005; sovsport.ru, 25 Sep 2001)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (database.rusfencing.ru, 15 Jun 2017)

Ambitions To win gold medals at the world championships and Olympic Games. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)


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