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NOC Ukraine   
Born 05 Jan 1986 in Lvov, URS
Height1.68 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Marital status Married
Family Husband Oleg Lopatenko
Residence Kiev, UKR
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education Coaching - Lviv State University of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began training at age 11 in Lviv, Ukraine.
Why this sport? A friend invited her to try fencing.
Club / Team Dynamo [UKR] / Kiev School of Supreme Sports Skill [UKR]:
Name of coach Oleg Lopatenko [husband], UKR, from 2010; Andriy Orlikovsky [personal], UKR, from 1997
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Driving, snowboarding. (, 11 Aug 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual epee at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Athlete, 18 Jun 2014)
Hero / Idol Ukrainian swimmer Yana Klochkova, Hungarian fencer Timea Nagy. (, 25 Jul 2013;, 01 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours In 2012 she received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland. (, 15 Aug 2012)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (, 30 Dec 2016)
Famous relatives Her husband Oleg Lopatenko has served as her coach. (, 17 Jan 2016)
Other information POST-OLYMPIC BREAK
After winning gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she decided to take a break in her career to rest physically and mentally. She returned to training in the second half of 2013. (, 19 Nov 2013;, 15 Jun 2013)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 Final 7-8 Team Epee Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 1 Individual Epee London, England
2012 Final 7-8 Team Epee London, England
World Championships
2014 3 Individual Epee Kazan, Russia
2006 6 Team Epee Turin, Italy
2003 5 Team Epee Havana, Cuba
European Championships
2014 8 Individual Epee Strasbourg, France
2010 8 Individual Epee Leipzig, Germany
2009 3 Individual Epee Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2008 8 Team Epee Kiev, Ukraine
2006 5 Team Epee Izmir, Turkey
2005 1 Individual Epee Zalaegerszeg, Hungary