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KRYVYTSKA Olena
NOC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Born 23 Feb 1987 in Rostov, URS
Height1.74 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kiev, UKR
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education Sport Studies - Ternopil National Pedagogical University: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in Ternopil, Ukraine, after moving there from the Russian Federation with her family at the beginning of the 1990s.
Why this sport? "My older brother was a wrestler and regularly went to competitions. I wished I could go, too."
Club / Team Kiev School of Supreme Sports Skill [UKR] / Central Sports Club of the Armed Forces [UKR]:
Name of coach Dmytro Reyzlin [personal], UKR, from 2007
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for Ukraine
General Interest
Nicknames Lena (Facebook profile, 13 Mar 2016)
Hobbies Reading books, watching movies. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in the team epee at the 2015 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation, and gold in the team epee at the 2016 World Cup in Suzhou, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 02 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career Her parents, and her coaches. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2016)
Ambitions To win medals at the European championships, world championships and Olympic Games. (Athlete, 02 Jul 2017)
Other information EDUCATION
She has also studied economics at Ternopil National Economic University in Ukraine. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2015)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 Final 7-8 Team Epee Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Final 7-8 Team Epee London, England
World Championships
2018 5 Individual Epee Wuxi, China
2017 3 Individual Epee Leipzig, Germany
European Championships
2018 4 Team Epee Novi Sad, Serbia
2018 5 Individual Epee Novi Sad, Serbia
2017 Quarterfinal Individual Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2017 Final 7-8 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2016 6 Individual Epee Torun, Poland
2015 7 Individual Epee Montreux, Switzerland
2008 8 Team Epee Kiev, Ukraine