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Elena Mikhaylichenko
Personal information
Full name Elena Anatolyevna Mikhaylichenko
Born 14 September 2001 (2001-09-14) (age 20)
Tolyatti, Russia
Nationality Russian
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club CSKA Moscow
Number 8
Senior clubs
Years Team
2017–2020
HC Lada
2020–
CSKA Moscow
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019–
Russia 18 (30)

Elena Anatolyevna Mikhaylichenko (Russian: Елена Анатольевна Михайличенко; IPA: [ɪ̯ɪˈlʲenə mʲɪxəɪ̯lʲɪˈtɕenkə]; born 15 September 2001) is a Russian handball player for CSKA Moscow and the Russian national handball team.

Mikhaylichenko was top scorer for Russia at both Hungary 2018 (45 goals) and Poland 2018 (44), with almost all her goals scored from her preferred position of left back.

In September 2018, she was included by EHF in a list of the twenty best young handballers to watch for the future.

Achievements

  • Olympic Games:
    • Silver Medalist: 2020
  • World Championship:
    • Bronze Medalist: 2019
  • Youth World Championship:
    • Gold Medalist: 2018

Individual awards

  • Most Valuable Player of the Youth World Championship: 2018
  • Most Valuable Player of the Junior European Championship: 2019
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