Valentina Rastvorova at the 1960 Olympics
Валентина Ксенофонтовна Растворова|
Валентина Ксенофонтівна Растворова
17 July 1933|
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Died||24 August 2018(aged 85)|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lb)|
Valentyna Ksenofontivna Rastvorova (17 July 1933 – 24 August 2018) was a Soviet fencer who competed at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics in the individual and team foil events. She won a team gold and individual silver medals in 1960, and team silver medal in 1964. She also won six gold and two silver medals at the world championships of 1956–1967, mostly in the team foil.
In 1956 Rastvorova graduated from the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism. After retiring from competitions she worked as a fencing coach at her club Dynamo Moscow.
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