Yana Egorian

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Yana Egorian
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Personal information
Born (1993-12-20) December 20, 1993 (age 20)
Weapon(s) Sabre
Hand Left-handed
Height 170 centimetres (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kilograms (146 lb)
Head coach(es) Sergei Semin (Russian: Серге́й Семин)
Assistant coach(es) Elena Zemaeva (Russian: Елена Жемаева)
FIE Ranking Current ranking
Domestic Ranking 2009/2010 SWS Ranking

Yana Egorian (Russian: Яна Егорян, born on 20 December 1993)[1] is a Russian sabre fencer. At the Inaugural 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore she won two Olympic branded Gold Medals becoming the only Russian fencer ever achieving this feat.

Biography[edit]

Yana Egorian was born on December, 20, 1993, in the city of Yerevan. When she was 6 years old, she moved to Khimki, a town in Moscow oblast, where she engaged in fencing under the guidance of Sergei Semin. Later, Elena Zemaeva also started to train her. She chose sabre fencing as her occupation.[2] Note on last name translation: Egorian is last name of Armenian origin and sometime is translated as Egoryan. This article uses translation found on official FIE website.

Achievements[edit]

Yana is two times Silver Medallist of the European Cadet Championships (2009 and 2010[3]). She finished fifth at the 2010 Cadet World Championships in Baku.[4]

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