Galina Yevgenyevna Gorokhova (Russian: Галина Евгеньевна Горохова; born 31 August 1938) is a Russian and former Soviet retired fencer and five-time Olympic medalist,[1][2] as well as a nine-time world gold medalist. She is also the coach of the Russian Olympic fencing team.

Galina Gorokhova
Galina Gorohova.jpg
Personal information
Born (1938-08-31) 31 August 1938 (age 81)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
ClubDynamo Moscow

She is a laureate of the national sports award of the Ministry of Sport of Russia, in the nomination "Epoch in Sport".[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Galina Gorokhova". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Galina Gorokhova Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 5 January 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  3. ^ Церемония награждения лауреатов Национальной спортивной премии за 2018 год
 
The Soviet foil team at the 1960 Olympics. Gorokhova is 2nd from left.