Julia Khakimova

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Julia Khakimova
Full name Yuliya Ildusovna Kakhimova
Country represented USA
Former country(ies) Represented Russia
Born (1981-02-28) February 28, 1981 (age 33)
Weapon(s) foil
Hand right-handed
Club MGFSO
Head coach(es) Vladislav Pavlovich
Assistant coach(es) Anvar Ibragimov
Former coach(es) Viktor Khashimov
FIE Ranking Current ranking

Julia Khakimova (Russian: Юлия Ильдусовна Хакимова; born 28 February 1981) is a Russian foil fencer.[1]

Khakimova won the gold medal in the foil team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships after beating Italy in the final.[2] She accomplished this with her team mates Aida Shanayeva, Svetlana Boiko and Ianna Rouzavina.[3]

At the 2005 Summer Universiade, Khakimova won a bronze medal in the individual women's foil event.[4]

In 2013 Julia along with her husband, former head coach of the Russian National Junior Team Vadim Ayupov, opened their own fencing club - the United Fencing Academy (UFA), in Woodland Hills, CA. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julia KHAKIMOVA". Federation Internationale d'Escrime. Archived from the original on 9 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Las rusas reinan en florete por equipo". La Prensa (in Spanish). 6 October 2006. Archived from the original on 9 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Sports Briefs". Taipei Times. 7 October 2006. Archived from the original on 9 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hu Becomes Fastest Man in 100m". China Internet Information Center. 17 August 2005. Archived from the original on 9 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "United Fencing Academy". 

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