Yuliya Korostylova

Yuliya Serhiïvna Korostylova (Ukrainian: Юлія Сергіївна Корoстильова; born February 8, 1984 in Lviv) is a Ukrainian sport shooter.[2] She represented her nation Ukraine in pistol shooting at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and trained throughout her sporting career for the shooting team at Lviv Sports Club Academy under her coaching parents Valentina and Serhiy Korostylov.[1] Coming from a sporting pedigree, Korostylova shares the same discipline with her younger brother Pavlo Korostylov, who later held the junior world record and won a gold medal in air pistol at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.[1][3][4]

Yuliya Korostylova
Personal information
Full nameYuliya Serhiïvna Korostylova
Nationality Ukraine
Born (1984-02-08) 8 February 1984 (age 37)
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR,
Soviet Union
Height1.64 m (5 ft 4+12 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)10 m air pistol (AP40)
25 m pistol (SP)
ClubArmy Sport Club Lviv[1]
Coached byValentina Korostylova
Serhiy Korostylov[1]
Medal record
Men's shooting
Representing  Ukraine
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2021 Osijek 25 m rapid fire pistol mixed team

Korostylova qualified for the Ukrainian squad in pistol shooting at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by virtue of exchanging quota places won by Germany in the rifle three positions with her spot in the air pistol, having achieved a mandatory Olympic standard of 381.[5] Korostylova started off her run by firing a score of 382 points to secure the tenth position in the women's 10 m air pistol prelims, tying her with four other shooters including 1988 Olympic bronze medalist Nino Salukvadze of neighboring Georgia.[6][7] In her second event, the 25 m pistol, Korostylova came strong from her immediate failure in the air pistol to edge out her teammate and Olympic champion Olena Kostevych by a single point with a score of 570, but ended up only in twenty-sixth out of thirty-seven shooters in the prelims.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "ISSF Profile – Yuliya Korostylova". ISSF. Archived from the original on 17 June 2015. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Yuliya Korostylova". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  3. ^ Ceschi, Alessandro (11 June 2014). "Pavlo Korostylov: motivated to win". ISSF. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Павло Коростильов – кращий спортсмен Львівщини" [Pavlo Korostylov – Lviv's best athlete] (in Ukrainian). Galychyna Sportivna. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  5. ^ Sadovnik, Olena (15 January 2004). "Афіни чекають" [Waiting for Athens] (in Ukrainian). Postup. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Shooting: Women's 10m Air Pistol Prelims". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  7. ^ Krutyakov, Vitaliy (16 August 2004). "Костевич -- олімпійська чемпіонка!" [Kostevych is the Olympic champion!] (in Ukrainian). Postup. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Shooting: Women's 25m Pistol Prelims". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.

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