Further Personal Information
||Law - Kursk State Technical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began fencing in 1993 in Kurchatov, Russian Federation.
|Why this sport?
||"A coach was enrolling children in our school. I tried the sport and never gave up training. Later I learned that there were no other big sports in our small town."
|Club / Team
||Central Army Sports Club [CSKA]: Russia
|Name of coach
||Stefano Cerioni [national], ITA; Ildar Mavlyutov [personal], RUS
||Spending time with her daughter, coaching. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning bronze in individual foil at the 2014 European Championships in Strasbourg, France. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
|Most influential person in career
||Her coaches. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
|Hero / Idol
||Italian foil fencer Giovanna Trillini, Russian foil fencers Yana Ruzavina and Evgenia Lamonova. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"One for all, and all for one." (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
|Awards and honours
||In January 2014 she carried the torch in Kursk as the relay made its way through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (vesti.ru, 16 Jan 2014)
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
||To compete at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)
In addition to her law degree from Kursk State Technical University, she has also studied coaching at the Smolensk State Academy of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2016)