Lyudmyla Lusnikova

Lyudmyla Yuriïvna Lusnikova (Ukrainian: Людмила Юріївна Луснікова; born January 7, 1982 in Zaporizhia) is a Ukrainian judoka, who played for the extra-lightweight category (48 kg).[1] At age eighteen, Lusnikova made her official debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where she reached into the semi-final rounds, losing out to Japan's Ryoko Tani. She qualified for the repechage bout, after finding out that her previous opponent made further into the final round. In the second round of repechage bouts, Lusnikova was defeated by China's Zhao Shunxin, who scored a yuko to win a match at the closing time of four minutes.

Lyudmyla Lusnikova
Personal information
Full nameLyudmyla Yuriïvna Lusnikova
Nationality Ukraine
Born (1982-01-07) 7 January 1982 (age 38)
Zaporizhia, Ukrainian SSR
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
Event(s)48 kg
ClubUkraïna Zaporizhzhia (UKR)

Eight years after competing in her first Olympics, Lusnikova qualified for the second time in the women's 48 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She defeated Tunisia's Chahnez M'barki in the first preliminary round, before losing out her next match, by a waza-ari (half-point) and a seoi nage (shoulder throw), to South Korea's Kim Young-Ran.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Lyudmyla Lusnikova". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Women's Extra Lightweight (48kg/106 lbs) Preliminaries". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.

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