Olena Voronina

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Olena Voronina
Olena Voronina 2014 European Championships SFS-EQ t142957.jpg
Voronina at the 2014 European Championships
Personal information
Native nameОлена Олександрівна Вороніна
NationalityUkrainian
Born (1990-05-05) 5 May 1990 (age 29)
ResidenceKharkiv, Ukraine
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Sport
CountryUkraine
SportFencing
Event(s)Sabre

Olena Oleksandrivna Voronina (Ukrainian: Олена Олександрівна Вороніна; born 5 May 1990[1]) is a Ukrainian sabre fencer. She is the 2013 World team champion, 2015 European individual bronze medalist, and 2016 Olympic team silver medalist.

Life and career[edit]

Voronina won a gold medal in the women's team sabre at the 2013 World Fencing Championships.[1][2][3] She and the Ukrainian team won bronze in 2014 and silver in 2015.

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Voronina won the silver medal with team members Olha Kharlan, Alina Komashchuk, and Olena Kravatska.

Voronina lives in Kharkiv, Ukraine.[4] She is a student at the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Personal Information: Olena Voronina". 2013 Summer Universiade official website. Archived from the original on 10 July 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Russia's Yuliya Gavrilova fights with Ukraine's Olena Voronina". Getty Images. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Olena Voronina". European Fencing Confederation. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  4. ^ "O. Vilkul: Construction of new sports venues to Eurobasket 2015 to give a new impetus to the development of Kharkov" (Press release). Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. 2013-08-16. Retrieved 17 September 2013.

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