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Galina Evgen’evna Gorokhova

athlete

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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.