Elena Ivashchenko

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Elena Ivashchenko
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  Russia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2008 Levallois-Perret Open
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Rio de Janeiro Open
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Paris +78 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Warsaw Open
Gold medal – first place 2009 Tbilisi +78 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Istanbul +78 kg
Gold medal – first place 2012 Chelyabinsk +78 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Novi Sad Open

Elena Ivashchenko (née Shleyzye; Russian: Елена Иващенко, Елена Шлейзе; 28 December 1984 – 15 June 2013) was a Russian judoka.[1]

Biography[edit]

Ivashchenko was born in Omsk, Russia on 28 December 1984.[2][3]

She won a silver medal (2008) and two bronze medals (2007, 2011) at the World Judo Championships (and World Open Judo Championships). She also had four gold medals (2007, 2009, 2011, 2012)[4] and one bronze medal (2006) at the European Judo Championships.[5] She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the +78 kg event and lost in the repechage to Iryna Kindzerska.[6]

She committed suicide in Tyumen, Russia, at the age of 28 on 15 June 2013.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yelena Ivashchenko". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "Russian Judo Star Elena Ivashchenko Passed Away". European Judo Union. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Elena Ivashchenko". BBC. 13 August 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Judo champ takes life over Olympics". Fox News. Moscow. AP. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Results – European Judo Union". eju.net. 
  6. ^ "Elena Ivaschenko". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 2013-04-04. 
  7. ^ "Russian Judo Star Committed Suicide – Investigators". The Voice of Russia. 15 June 2013. 

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