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
NationalityUkrainian
Born (1993-04-24) 24 April 1993 (age 26)
Netishyn, Ukraine
ResidenceNetishyn, Ukraine
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Sport
CountryUkraine
SportFencing
Event(s)Sabre
ClubCSKA

CareerEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  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 Archive.today, 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". the-sports.org.
  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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