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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
Marital status Married
Family Husband Ilja Kozorev
Residence Tartu, EST
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Estonian, Russian
Higher education Nursing - Tartu Health Care College: Estonia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 2002.
Why this sport? She was very active as a child, and was encouraged to try fencing by her aunt.
Club / Team Tartu Kalev: Estonia
Name of coach Kaido Kaaberma [national], EST; Natalja Kotova [personal, aunt], EST, from 2002
Handedness Right
General Interest
Awards and honours She was named Estonia's Best Female Athlete in 2013 and 2017. (esbl.ee, 18 Jun 2018)

She was part of Estonia's Team of the Year for 2013, 2014 and 2017. (esbl.ee, 18 Jun 2018; laanlane.ee, 27 Dec 2017)

She was named Best Female Athlete in Tartu, Estonia, in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. (esbl.ee, 18 Jun 2018)

In 2014 she was presented with Estonia's Order of the White Star. (esbl.ee, 18 Jun 2018)

She was named Estonia's Best Young Athlete in 2013. (esbl.ee, 18 Jun 2018)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 4 Team Epee Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
World Championships
2018 6 Team Epee Wuxi, China
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
2018 3 Individual Epee Novi Sad, Serbia
2018 3 Team Epee Novi Sad, Serbia
2017 3 Individual Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2017 4 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 1 Team Epee Zagreb, Croatia