|Full name||Maria Valeryevna Mazina|
|Born||18 April 1964|
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||5-8.5 (175 cm)|
|Weight||137 lb (62 kg)|
Early and personal life
Mazina began fencing at the age of 12.
Mazina is a 5-time world women's épée champion.
Mazina also won a gold medal in the Sydney Olympics in team épée in 2000. Russia defeated Switzerland, 45–35, in the final. In the individual épée competition, Mazina was eliminated in the third round by Margherita Zalaffi of Italy (13–15).
She is an instructor at Maccabi Moscow, of which she has been a member since 1995 when it was first organized. She visited Israel for a Maccabi program. In 2015, she was the Russian Federation's epee team coach.
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