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NOC Russia   
Born 06 Mar 1989 in Kalinin, URS
Height1.70 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Marital status Married
Family Husband Igor Zapozdaev
Residence Moscow, RUS
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Russian
Higher education Coaching, Physical Education, Sport Studies - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2002 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport? Her parents encouraged her to try the sport.
Club / Team Dynamo: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach Yulia Garaeva, RUS, from 2002; Tatiana Fakhrutdinova, RUS, from 2009
Handedness Left
General Interest
Hobbies Scrapbooking, pottery. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in individual epee at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2015)
Most influential person in career Coach Yulia Garaeva. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016)
Famous relatives Her husband Igor Zapozdaev has represented the Russian Federation in fencing. He won bronze in team foil at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, People's Republic of China. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jul 2015;, 06 Jun 2014)
Ambitions To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
World Championships
2014 1 Team Epee Kazan, Russia
2013 8 Individual Epee Budapest, Hungary
2009 5 Team Epee Antalya, Turkey
European Championships
2017 2 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2014 7 Individual Epee Strasbourg, France
2013 6 Team Epee Zagreb, Croatia