Elena Pirozhkova

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Elena Pirozhkova
Medal record
Women's wrestling
Competitor for  United States
World Championships
Silver 2010 Moscow 63 kg
Gold 2012 Strathcona County 63 kg
Bronze 2013 Budapest 63 kg
Silver 2014 Tashkent 63 kg
Pirozkhova greets the First Lady in 2012.

Elena Pirozhkova (born October 13, 1986) is a female wrestler for the United States Olympic team. Wrestling in the 63 kg weight class, she won the gold medal at the Pan American games in 2008, 2009, and 2010.[1][2] In 2010, she won the silver medal at the World Championship games.[3] She placed 5th at the 2011 World Championships.[4] Pirozhkova was born in Russia but grew up in Greenfield, Massachusetts.[5]


  1. ^ "USA Wrestling". TheMat.com. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  2. ^ Scott, Roxanna (2010-07-19). "Athlete of the Week: Hurdler Oliver lowers American record". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Sesker, Craig (2011-09-15). "Pirozhkova, Maroulis finish 5th at World Championships | TheMat.com - USA Wrestling". TheMat.com. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  5. ^ "US team faces some hurdles in next Olympics - The Boston Globe". Articles.boston.com. 2011-08-03. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 

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