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REIZLIN Igor

epee
Rank4
Pts123.000
Age38
HandR

Personal Information

Family Wife Natalia, two sons

Residence Kyiv, UKR

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian, Ukrainian

Higher education Coaching - National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport: Kyiv, UKR

License number 07121984001

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup2-57
Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2019-11-22Bratislava (SLOVAKIA), 2004-02-14
Kazan (RUSSIA), 2021-03-19Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2009-03-27
Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2017-10-27
Sochi (RUSSIA), 2022-02-11
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2022-05-27
World Championship--22
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-07-16
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2022-07-16
Grand Prix--11
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2020-03-06
Olympic Games--11
Tokyo (JAPAN), 2021-07-25

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age eight in Izmail, Ukraine.

Why this sport? His parents, who are fencing coaches, introduced him to the sport.

Club / Team Armed Forces: Ukraine

Name of coach Volodymyr Stankevych Sr. [national], UKR; Dmytro Reizlin [personal, father], UKR; Maksym Lisov [personal], UKR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Reading, playing the guitar, cooking. (noc-ukr.org, 13 Jul 2021)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning individual bronze and team silver in epee at the 2019 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2020)

Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2014)

Hero / Idol Russian epee fencer Pavel Kolobkov. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2014)

Injuries He suffered a foot injury during a qualification bout at the 2010 World Championships in Paris, France, and could not continue in the competition. (uspa.com.ua, 22 Nov 2010)

Sporting philosophy / motto "The main thing is not how many times you fall, but how often you rise after that." (Athlete, 09 Jun 2019)

Awards and honours In recognition of the bronze medal he won at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, he received the Order of Merit [third class] from the president of Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 16 Aug 2021)

He was part of the Ukrainian epee team that was named the 2019 Team of the Year by the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. (noc-ukr.org, 09 Mar 2020)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 21 Dec 2021; noc-ukr.org, 13 Jul 2021)

Milestones He became the first male fencer representing Ukraine to win an Olympic medal in individual epee when he claimed bronze at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Apr 2022)

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