Elena Savelyeva

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Elena Savelyeva
Rated at Flyweight, Bantamweight
Nationality  Russia
Born (1984-06-16) 16 June 1984 (age 33)
Tula, Russia

Elena Savelyeva (born 16 June 1984) is a Russian world champion boxer,[1] and European champion.

She represented Russia in the 2012 Summer Olympics taking place in London in the Flyweight Division. By defeating Kim Hye Song of North Korea in the opening round, Savelyeva won the first ever women's boxing bout at the Olympics.[2] In the Quarter finals, however Elena lost to Ren Cancan of China 7-12.


  1. ^ Michalczuk, Karolina Anna (2009-04-28). "Aiba International Boxing Association | Biographies". Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  2. ^ http://aroundtherings.com/articles/view.aspx?id=40846

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