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BELJAJEVA Julia
NOC Estonia   
GenderWomen
Born 21 Jul 1992 in Tartu, EST
Height1.76 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Tartu, EST
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Estonian, Russian
Higher education Health Studies - Tartu Health Care University: Estonia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2002.
Why this sport? Her aunt Natalja Kotova invited her to try the sport.
Club / Team Tartu Kalev: Estonia
Name of coach Kaido Kaaberma [national], EST; Natalja Kotova [personal], EST, from 2002
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Basketball. (baku2015.com, 23 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual epee at the 2013 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (juliabeljajeva.ee, 15 Jun 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 25 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours In 2013, 2015 and 2016 she was named Best Female Athlete in Tartu, Estonia. (esbl.ee, 27 Mar 2017)

In 2013 she was named Best Female Athlete and Best Young Athlete in Estonia. (juliabeljajeva.ee, 15 Jun 2017)

She has been presented with the Order of the White Star in Estonia. (juliabeljajeva.ee, 15 Jun 2017)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 4 Team Epee Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
World Championships
2017 1 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2017 3 Individual Epee Leipzig, Germany
2014 2 Team Epee Kazan, Russia
2013 1 Individual Epee Budapest, Hungary
2011 5 Team Epee Catania, Italy
2010 8 Team Epee Paris, France
European Championships
2017 3 Individual Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2017 4 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 1 Team Epee Zagreb, Croatia