Ekaterina Galkina

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Екатерина Владимировна Галкина
Ekaterina Galkina
Curler
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Born (1988-08-10) August 10, 1988 (age 26)
Team
Curling club Moskvitch CC,
Moscow, RUS
Skip Anna Sidorova
Third Margarita Fomina
Second Alexandra Saitova
Lead Ekaterina Galkina
Alternate Nkeirouka Ezekh
Career
World Championship
appearances
9 (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
European Championship
appearances
10 (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Ekaterina Vladimirovna Galkina (Russian: Екатерина Владимировна Галкина; born August 10, 1988 in Moscow) is a Russian curler.

At the 2006 Winter Olympics, in Turin, Italy, she was part of Ludmila Privivkova's team. A year later this team won the 2006 European Curling Championships.

She has studied Management and International Relations at the Russian State University of Humanities.[1]

In January 2010 Galkina was officially named to the Russian Olympic Team.[2] She and her teammates represented Russia at the 2014 Ford World Women's Curling Championship held in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, from Mar. 15 to 23. The team had an 8-3 record in the round robin and was seeded third in the playoffs. Team Russia lost the 3-4 Page playoff game to Team Korea, but later defeated Team Korea to win the bronze medal. It was the first medal for Russia in the world women's curling championships.

Teammates[edit]

2014 Sochi Olympic Games

Anna Sidorova, Skip

Margarita Fomina, Third

Alexandra Saitova, Second

Nkeirouka Ezekh, Alternate

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