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HEREY Anatoliy
NOC Ukraine   
Born 31 Mar 1989 in Uzhhorod, URS
Height1.86 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Marital status * unknown *
Residence Uzhhorod, UKR
Occupation Athlete
Languages Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education Coaching, Recreation Management - National University of Physical Education and Sport: Kiev, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 1995 in Uzhhorod, Ukraine.
Why this sport? He comes from a family with a fencing tradition.
Club / Team Dynamo [UKR] / Kiev-Uzhhorod School of Supreme Sports Skill [UKR]:
Name of coach Anatoliy Herey [father], UKR, from 1995; Mykhailo Podolsky [personal], UKR, from 2006
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Ukraine
Tournament World Cup
Location Stockholm, SWE
General Interest
Hobbies Playing the guitar. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team epee at the 2015 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2017)
Hero / Idol Russian fencer Pavel Kolobkov, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The base of a victory is laid in the first seconds of a fight." (, 07 Jul 2011)
Awards and honours He was named the 2011 Ukrainian Male Fencer of the Year. (, 10 Jan 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (, 30 Dec 2016)
Famous relatives His father and his uncle competed as fencers for the Soviet Union. His cousin Yulianna Herey has represented Ukraine in foil. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2016;, 07 Jul 2011;, 11 Jun 2013)
Ambitions To win individual gold at the world championships. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2017)
Other information MUSICIAN
He used to play bass guitar in a group, but was encouraged by his father to choose between music and fencing. His father told him he had the potential to become a top-level fencer, so he quit music and focused on sport instead. (, 07 Jul 2011)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 4 Team Epee Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
World Championships
2017 Final 5-6 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2013 2 Team Epee Budapest, Hungary
European Championships
2017 2 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 3 Team Epee Zagreb, Croatia