Alla Vazhenina

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Alla Ivanovna Vazhenina
Personal information
Native name Алла Ивановна Важенина
Nationality  Russia  Kazakhstan
Born (1983-05-29) May 29, 1983 (age 33)
Shadrinsk, Kurgan Oblast, RSFSR, USSR
Alla Vazhenina
Medal record
Women's Weightlifting
Representing  Kazakhstan
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 75 kg
Asian Weightlifting Championships
Silver medal – second place 2008 Kanazawa 75 kg

Alla Ivanovna Vazhenina (born May 29, 1983)[1] is a Russian[2] weightlifter competing for Kazakhstan.

She was born in Shadrinsk, Kurgan Oblast. When she was not selected for the Russian national team, she decided to compete for Kazakhstan.[3]

She won the silver medal in the 75 kg category at the 2008 Asian Weightlifting Championships, with a total of 266 kg.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics she won the silver medal in the 75 kg category, again with a total of 266 kg.

Recipient of the Order of Parasat.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "VAZHENINA Alla". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ http://www.sport.kurganobl.ru/3440.html , Russian lang.
  3. ^ http://www.kurganobl.ru/5937.html , Russian lang.

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