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PRIINITS Sten

epee
Rank72
Pts26.75
Age31
HandR

Personal Information

Family Partner Mari-Liis Hallik

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Estonian, Russian

Higher education Physical Education - Tallinn University: Estonia

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup--11
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL), 2010-02-06
41510
Copenhague (DENMARK), 2009-10-24Turku (FINLAND), 2013-10-12Copenhague (DENMARK), 2008-10-25
Turku (FINLAND), 2014-10-18Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2012-01-21
Turku (FINLAND), 2018-03-17Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2013-01-12
Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2018-09-22Oslo (NORWAY), 2014-11-22
Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2015-01-10

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age seven.

Club / Team En Garde: Haapsalu, EST

Name of coach Helen Nelis-Naukas [mother], EST; Peeter Nelis [national], EST

Handedness Right

General Interest

Injuries In 2012 he suffered a fall while competing and broke two bones in his wrist. (ohtuleht.ee, 22 Jul 2014)

Famous relatives His mother Helen Nelis-Naukas and uncle Peter Nelis are both fencing coaches in Estonia. His grandfather Endel Nelis was a fencing coach, and was the protagonist of the 2015 film 'The Fencer.' (sfchronicle.com, 16 Aug 2017)

Other information POKER PLAYER
In his spare time, he plays online poker to earn money and fund his fencing. "It trains me to make the right decisions and how to maintain a cool head." (ohtuleht.ee, 22 Jul 2014)

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