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Valentina Gennad’evna Nikonova Edit Profile

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Valentina Nikonova is a Soviet fencer.

Background

Nikonova, Valentina was born on March 5, 1952 in Kazan’.

Education

Graduated from the Kazan’ Pedagogical Institute, 1975.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (fencing), 1973. With Kazan’ Dynamo. World champion, 1973, 1974 and 1977. USSR champion, 1974. Olympic champion, 1976.

Achievements

  • She won a gold medal in the women's team foil event at the 1976 Summer Olympics.