Galina Gorokhova

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 82)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
ClubDynamo Moscow
Medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Rome Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1968 Mexico City Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team foil
Silver medal – second place 1964 Tokyo Team foil
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Individual foil
World Fencing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1961 Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1963 Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1965 Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1966 Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1970 Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1971 Team foil
Gold medal – first place 1965 Individual foil
Gold medal – first place 1970 Individual foil
Silver medal – second place 1958 Individual foil
Silver medal – second place 1959 Individual foil
Silver medal – second place 1962 Individual foil
Silver medal – second place 1962 Team foil
Silver medal – second place 1967 Team foil
Silver medal – second place 1969 Team foil
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Individual foil

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.