Natalia Vorobieva

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Natalia Vitalievna Vorobieva
Наталья Витальевна Воробьёва
Personal information
Full nameNatalia Vitalievna Vorobieva
NationalityRussian
Ethnicityhalf Lezgin - half Russian
Born (1991-05-27) May 27, 1991 (age 28)
Tulun, Irkutsk oblast, Russia
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubFight Spirit Team
Coached byKamil Djiganchin, Dmitry Gerceglo

Natalia Vitalyevna Vorobieva (Russian: Наталья Витальевна Воробьёва; born 27 May 1991 in Tulun, Irkutsk oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]) is a Russian wrestler, who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Vorobieva reached the finals in the 72 kg category where she beat Stanka Zlateva of Bulgaria to win the gold medal.[2] She is also the holder of a number of titles at the youth levels. In the 2015 Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin final match, Vorobyeva defeated Ochirbatyn Nasanburmaa of Mongolia. Vorobyeva has trained with UFC and M-1 Global MMA fighters, such as Khabib Nurmagomedov, Islam Makhachev, Vyacheslav Vasilevsky, Abubakar Nurmagomedov, Mikhail Malyutin, Ali Bagov.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medal Count - Olympic Results & Medalists - IOC". london2012.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-04.
  2. ^ "Olympics wrestling: Natalia Vorobieva stuns Stanka Hristova to win gold". Archived from the original on March 26, 2013. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "Olympics champ with MMA fighter". Retrieved 6 September 2013.[permanent dead link]