Personal Information

Family Daughter Maria

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Estonian, Russian

Higher education Chemistry - Tallinn University of Technology: Estonia

License number 12071980003


World Cup-347
Leipzig (GERMANY), 2012-06-29Leipzig (GERMANY), 2013-02-08
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2016-02-12St-Maur (FRANCE), 2013-03-01
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2017-01-20Nanjing (CHINA), 2015-11-13
Tallin (ESTONIA), 2016-10-21
World Championship-112
Turin (ITALY), 2006-10-02St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2007-09-30
Zone Championships--11
Gand (BELGIUM), 2007-07-02
Grand Prix-112
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2014-02-01Budapest (HUNGARY), 2020-03-06
Turku (FINLAND), 2002-10-12Oslo (NORWAY), 2004-11-13Oslo (NORWAY), 2007-11-10
Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2006-02-11Oslo (NORWAY), 2006-11-11Oslo (NORWAY), 2014-11-23
Turku (FINLAND), 2008-10-18Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2013-01-13Turku (FINLAND), 2019-09-28
Oslo (NORWAY), 2011-11-27Oslo (NORWAY), 2013-11-24
Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2012-01-22Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2015-01-11
Turku (FINLAND), 2012-10-14Turku (FINLAND), 2018-10-06
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA), 2018-02-04
Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2018-09-23

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began competing in 1996.

Club / Team Vehklemisklubi IREM: Estonia

Name of coach Kaido Kaaberma [national], EST

Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Ira (ohtuleht.ee, 18 Jun 2012)

Hobbies Going to the cinema, walking her dog, spending time with her daughter. (ajakirisport.ee, 28 Sep 2017)

Injuries A wrist injury meant she missed the 2017 World Cup event in Tallinn, Estonia. (sport.delfi.ee, 04 Oct 2017)

Awards and honours She was part of the 2017 Team of the Year in Estonia. (laanlane.ee, 27 Dec 2017)

She was named the 2007 Best Female Athlete in Estonia. (epl.ee, 27 Jun 2013)

During her career she has received the Third Class Order of the White Star from the president of Estonia. (sport.err.ee, 29 Jan 2019)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sport.postimees.ee, 13 Jun 2017)

Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has held a position on the city council in Tallinn, Estonia, and has also stood for election as a member of parliament. (valimised.err.ee, 15 Jan 2015; delfi.ee, 01 Nov 2013)


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