Carolin Golubytskyi

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Carolin Golubytskyi
Carolin Golubytskyi podium 2013 Fencing WCH FFS-IN t204741.jpg
Personal information
Full nameCarolin Elisabeth Golubytskyi
BornCarolin Wutz
(1985-12-19) 19 December 1985 (age 34)
Bad Mergentheim, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Country Germany
National coachAndrea Magro
ClubFC Tauberbischofsheim
Personal coachSergei Golubytskyi
FIE rankingcurrent ranking

Carolin Elisabeth Golubytskyi (née Wutz, born 19 December 1985 in Bad Mergentheim, Germany) is a German foil fencer.


Carolin Golubytskyi attended Riemenschneider-Realschule Tauberbischofsheim and the Kaufmännische Schule Tauberbischofsheim.[1] Golubytskyi fought for the Fencing-Club Tauberbischofsheim. She is coached by her husband, Sergei Golubytskyi, a former world class fencer, 3 time consecutive World Champion, and Olympic silver medallist. Golubytskyi was part of the German team winning the bronze medal at the 2009 World Fencing Championships in Antalya, Turkey. She also won three medals at European Championships and participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[2]

She was nominated again to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[3] Golubytskyi won her first round bout against Colombian Saskia Garcia but was defeated in the round of 16 by Elisa Di Francisca of Italy, who would later win the gold medal.[4] During the fight Di Francisca apparently hit Golubytskyi on the chin with the bellguard of her foil. After an interruption for several minutes, the German, who led the fight 8:6 at the time of the incident, was able to score only one further point and eventually lost 9:15.[5]


  1. ^ "Athleten-Biographie Carolin Golubytskyi". Deutscher Fechter-Bund. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 2015-05-14.
  2. ^ "Biographie – Carolin Golubytskyi (german)". Deutscher Fechter-Bund. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Deutsche Olympiamannschaft – Carolin Golubytskyi (german)". Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund. Archived from the original on 2012-05-28. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Carolin Golubytskyi – Fencing – Events and results". LOCOG. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Olympia brutal (German)". Welt online. Retrieved 28 August 2012.

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