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Mariya Stadnik (Ukrainian: Марія Василівна Стадник; Mariya Vasylivna Stadnyk; born 3 June 1988) is a Ukrainian (until 2007)[1] and Azerbaijani (since 2007) female wrestler. She is a three-time Olympic medalist.

Mariya Stadnik
Mariya Stadnik at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Women's Freestyle Wrestling 48 kg awarding ceremony 2.jpg
Mariya Stadnik in 2016
Personal information
Native nameМарія Василівна Стадник
Full nameMariya Vasylivna Stadnyk
Born (1988-06-03) 3 June 1988 (age 31)
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Personal lifeEdit

Stadnik was born on 3 June 1988 in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. She is married to Ukrainian wrestler Andriy Stadnik. Her sister-in-law, Yana Rattigan, competes in the same weight category as Mariya.

CareerEdit

In 2006, Stadnik was disqualified for a period of one year for failing a doping test in 2006.[1]

Competing in the freestyle – 48 kg weight class, she won gold at the 2008 European Championships in Tampere and bronze at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[2]

Stadnik went on to win gold at the 2009 European Championships in Vilnius, the 2009 World Championships in Herning,the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan , and the 2011 European Championships in Dortmund. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, she was awarded the silver medal.[3]

She won silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[4]

At the Summer OlympicsEdit

Olympic Games Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
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Result
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Result
Rank
2008 Beijing -48 kg BYE   Huynh (CAN)
L 3–4, 0–2
BYE Repechage
  Kim (KOR)
W 1–0, 3–2
BYE 3rd place match
  Bakatyuk (KAZ)
W 2–1, 8–0
 
2012 London -48 kg BYE   Chun (USA)
W 3–0 PO
  Matkowska (POL)
W 3–1 PP
  Merleni (UKR)
W 3–0 PO
BYE   Obara (JPN)
L 3–1 PP
 
2016 Rio de Janeiro −48 kg BYE   Bermúdez (ARG)
W 4–0 ST
  Matkowska (POL)
W 4–0 ST
  Yankova (BUL)
W 5–0 VT
BYE   Tosaka (JPN)
L 2–3 VT
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mariya Stadnik
  2. ^ "Mariya Stadnik at beijing2008.cn". Archived from the original on September 8, 2008. Retrieved 2016-08-21.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Mariya Stadnyk at london2012.com". Archived from the original on May 1, 2013. Retrieved 2016-08-21.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Mariya Stadnik at rio2016.com". Archived from the original on August 21, 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-21.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)