Halyna Pundyk

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Halyna Pundyk
Halyna Pundyk 2014-15 Orleans WC quals t153311.jpg
Personal information
Born (1987-11-07) November 7, 1987 (age 29)
Chotyrboky, Ukraine
Weapon(s) sabre
Hand right-handed
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
National coach(es) Artem Skorokhod
Head coach(es) Valery Shturbabin
FIE Ranking current ranking

Halyna Vasylivna Pundyk (Ukrainian: Галина Василівна Пундик) (born 7 November 1987[1][2]) is a Ukrainian gold medallist in sabre fencing. She was a member of the team which won the gold medal in sabre at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

The Ukrainian women's team won gold in the Sabre final beating Russia[3][4] during the 2009 and 2010 European Fencing Championships.[5] At the 2009 World Fencing Championships Pundyk and her teammates beat France to win gold.[6] The team won the title "Team of the Year" at the (Ukrainian) "Sports Heroes of the Year 2009" ceremony in April 2010.[7]

Halyna's brother, Dmytro, is also a high performance fencer.


External links[edit]

  • Profile at the European Fencing Confederation