Lyudmila Bodniyeva

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Lyudmila Bodniyeva
Medal record
Representing  Russia
Women's handball
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2005 Russia Team
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2006 Sweden Team
Ludmila Bodnieva.jpg

Lyudmila Valeryevna Bodniyeva (Russian: Людмила Валерьевна Бодниева; born on October 15, 1978 in Elista, Russia) is a retired Russian team handball player and world champion with the Russian women's national handball team. She plays for the club Krim Ljubljana.[1] She is of Kalmyk ethnicity.

She won a gold medal with the winning Russian team at the 2005 World Women's Handball Championship in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and was selected into the championship's all-star team (as pivot).

She received a silver medal at the 2006 European Women's Handball Championship in Sweden, and was voted into the all-star team (pivot). She was also in the all-star team at the 2004 European Women's Handball Championship, where the Russian team finished 4th.

Twice World Champion, silver and bronze medalist of Europe Championship "All star team" as pivot: World Championship 2001 Italy, 2005 Russia (MVP) European Championship 2000 Romania, 2002 Danmark, 2004 Hungaria, 2006 Sweden


  1. ^ Player info: Liudmila Bodnieva Archived 2011-08-19 at the Wayback Machine2007/2008 EHF Women's Champions League (Retrieved on August 25, 2008)