Alina Ivanivna Komashchuk (Ukrainian: Аліна Іванівна Комащук; born 24 April 1993[1][2]) is a Ukrainian sabre fencer. Competing in team events, she is the 2013 World champion and 2016 Olympic silver medalist.[3]

Alina Komashchuk
Alina Komashchuk 2015 WCh SFS-IN t151558.jpg
Komashchuk at the 2015 World Championships
Personal information
Native nameАліна Іванівна Комащук
Full nameAlina Ivanivna Komashchuk
Born (1993-04-24) 24 April 1993 (age 26)
Netishyn, Ukraine
ResidenceNetishyn, Ukraine
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)


In April 2013, Komashchuk won the gold medal in the Women's Sabre at the 2013 Junior and Cadet World Championship, held in the Croatian town of Poreč.[4][5] In August 12, 2013 she won the Gold medal (with Olha Kharlan, Halyna Pundyk and Olena Voronina) at the Women's team sabre at the 2013 World Fencing Championships in Budapest, Hungary.[6]

During the 2012–13 season Komashchuk was ranked 4th in the World in the Women's Junior Individual Sabre classement by the Federation Internationale d'Escrime (FIE).[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Komashchuk was born in Netishyn, Ukraine. As of 2013, is a student at the Kamyanets-Podilsky Ivan Ohienko National University.[1]


  1. ^ a b Personal Information: Athletes / KOMASHCHUK Alina[permanent dead link], on the 2013 Summer Universiade official website
  2. ^ Team Ukraine at the first Youth Olympic Games Archived 2013-08-12 at, Ministry of Youth and Sports (2013) (in Ukrainian)
  3. ^ "Alina Komashchuk". European Fencing Confederation. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Alina KOMASHCHUK".
  5. ^ Олена Садовник (2013-05-01). "Шаблістка Аліна КОМАЩУК: "Тепер я вже нічого не боюся!"". Archived from the original on 2013-09-26. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  6. ^ Russia's Yuliya Gavrilova fights with Ukraine's Alina Komashchuk, Getty Images (12 August 2013)
  7. ^ "FIE Rankings". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 17 September 2013.

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