Yelena Jemayeva

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Yelena Jemayeva
Born (1971-03-30) 30 March 1971 (age 43)
Dolgoprudny, Soviet Union
Weapon(s) Sabre
Hand right-handed
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)

Yelena Jemayeva (Russian: Елена Жемаева), (born 30 March 1971 in Dolgoprudny, Moscow oblast, Soviet Union) is an Azerbaijani sabre fencer. She holds a twice World champion (1999, 2000) and European champion (1999).

She competed in the individual sabre event at the 2004 Summer Olympics but was upset in the quarterfinals by eventual gold medalist Mariel Zagunis of USA.[1]

Jemayeva is married and lives in Moscow. She is the wife of the olympic and world champion fencer Ilgar Mammadov , Yelena and Ilgar have two daughters: Milena and Ayla.[2]

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