Polina Kuznetsova

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Polina Kuznetsova
Polina Kuznetsova Rio2016.jpg
Kuznetsova at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1987-06-10) 10 June 1987 (age 29)
Shopokov, Kyrgyzstan
Nationality Russian
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current club HC Kuban Krasnodar
Number 8
National team
2005– Russia 119 (322)

Polina Viktorovna Kuznetsova (Russian: Полина Викторовна Кузнецова; née Vyakhireva on 10 June 1987) is a Russian handball player for the club HC Kuban Krasnodar.[1][2] She won gold medals with the Russian national team at the 2016 Rio Olympics and 2005 and 2007 world championships, and was included into the 2007 championship's All-Star Team.[3][4]

She competes internationally alongside her sister Anna Vyakhireva.

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EHF Women's Champions League 2010/11. Scorers". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "All Star csapatban" handball.hu – 2007 December 16 (Hungarian) (Retrieved on 20 December 2007)
  4. ^ Polina Kuznetsova. nbcolympics.com
  5. ^ "All Star Team announced". European Handball Federation. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "We are the champions! CSM a câștigat Bucharest Trophy 2014" (in Romanian). bucharest-trophy.ro. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Women's All-star Team". International Handball Federation. 20 August 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.