Aida Shanayeva

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Aida Shanayeva
Aida Shanayeva 2014 Saint-Maur WC quals t105435.jpg
Personal information
Born (1986-04-23) 23 April 1986 (age 29)
Vladikavkaz, Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
Weapon(s) foil
Hand right-handed
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
National coach(es) Stefano Cerioni
FIE Ranking current ranking

Aida Vladimirovna Shanayeva (Russian: Аида Владимировна Шанаева) (born 23 April 1986 in Vladikavkaz) is a Russian foil fencer, team Olympic champion at the 2008 Summer Olympics, World champion at 2009 World Fencing Championships and twice team World champion (2006 and 2011).

Shanayeva won the gold medal in the foil team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships after beating USA in the final. She accomplished this with her team mates Svetlana Boiko, Julia Khakimova and Ianna Rouzavina.

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