Yelena Grishina

Yelena Borisovna Grishina (Russian: Елена Борисовна Гришина; born 6 November 1968) is a Soviet fencer. She competed in the women's team foil events at the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics.[1]

Yelena Grishina
Personal information
Full nameYelena Borisovna Grishina
NationalitySoviet Union
Born (1968-11-06) 6 November 1968 (age 52)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
ChildrenSergey Bida (son)
Parents
RelativesYevgeny Grishin (brother)
Sport
CountrySoviet Union
SportFencing
Event(s)Women's Team Foil
Team Soviet Union, Unified Team
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals1988 Olympics, 1992 Olympics

She is also a member of Match TV, the press attache of the Russian Fencing Federation.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Yelena comes from a family of Olympians. Her father, Boris Grishin, medaled in the polo in the Olympics and her brother, Yevgeny Grishin, won bronze in polo in the Olympics as well. Her mother, Valentina Rastvorova, was a six-time world champion foil fencer who ascended the Olympic podium twice.[3] Her son, Sergey Bida, is a top ranked epee fencer who is poised to make his Olympic debut in Tokyo.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yelena Grishina Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  2. ^ XXXI Летние Олимпийские игры состоятся в период с 3 по 21 августа 2016 года в Рио-де-Жанейро
  3. ^ Chirashnya, Igor. "Parenting Insight from Elena Grishina, Champion Fencing Mom of the World's #1 Epee Fencer, Sergey Bida". Academy of Fencing Masters. Academy of Fencing Masters. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  4. ^ Etchells, Daniel. "World silver medallist Bida going for gold at FIE Épée Grand Prix in Doha". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 26 July 2020.

External linksEdit

  • Профиль на сайте Федерации фехтования России