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Galina Evgen’evna Gorokhova


Galina Yevgenyevna Gorokhova is a Russian and former Soviet retired fencer and five-time Olympic medalist, as well as a nine-time world gold medalist.


Gorokhova, Galina was born on August 31, 1938 in Moscow.


Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture, 1961, and from the Academy of Social Sciences of the Central.


Honoured Master of Sports (fencing), 1960. Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1973. WithMoscow Dynamo. World champion, 1958-1971.

USSR champion, 1960-1970. Olympic champion, 1960, 1968 and 1972. Silver medal, 1964. Bronze medal, 1972.