Anna Kharitonova

Anna Igoryevna Kharitonova (Russian: Анна Игоревна Харитонова; born March 12, 1985) is a Russian judoka, who played for the half-lightweight category.[1] She is a multiple-time Russian judo champion and a two-time gold medalist for her division at the European Junior Judo Championships (2006 in Moscow and 2007 in Salzburg, Austria).[2][3]

Anna Kharitonova
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Anna Kharitonova (left) & Anastasiya Valova
Personal information
Full nameAnna Igoryevna Kharitonova
Nationality Russia
Born (1985-03-02) 2 March 1985 (age 35)
Moscow, Russian SFSR
Height1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
Event(s)52 kg
Anna Kharitonova
Medal record
Representing  Russia
Women's sambo
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kazan -52 kg

Kharitonova represented Russia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed for the women's half-lightweight class (52 kg). She received a bye for the second preliminary round, before losing out by a waza-ari awasete ippon (two full points) and a kata guruma (shoulder wheel) to Portugal's Telma Monteiro.[4]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anna Kharitonova". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  2. ^ "European Championships U23 Moscow, 2006, Russia". Judo Inside. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  3. ^ "European Championships U23 Salzburg, 2007, Austria". Judo Inside. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Women's Half Lightweight (52kg/114 lbs) Preliminaries". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.

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