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Iryna Koliadenko
Personal information
Native name Ірина Коляденко
Born 28 August 1998 (1998-08-28) (age 23)
Irpin, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
Sport
Country Ukraine
Sport Amateur wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle

Iryna Volodymyrivna Koliadenko (Ukrainian: Ірина Володимирівна Коляденко, born 28 August 1998) is a Ukrainian freestyle wrestler. She won one of the bronze medals in the women's freestyle 62 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan.

In 2019, she won the silver medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan in the women's freestyle 65 kg event. She is also a gold medalist at the European Wrestling Championships.

Career

In 2018 and 2019, she won the bronze medal in the women's freestyle 65 kg event both at the 2018 World U23 Wrestling Championship and 2019 World U23 Wrestling Championship, held in Bucharest, Romania and Budapest, Hungary, respectively.

In 2020, she won one of the bronze medals in the 65 kg event at the 2020 European Wrestling Championships held in Rome, Italy. In her bronze medal match she defeated Kriszta Incze of Romania. In March 2021, she qualified at the European Qualification Tournament to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. A month later, she won the gold medal in the 62 kg event at the 2021 European Wrestling Championships held in Warsaw, Poland. She defeated Marianna Sastin of Hungary in the final.

She won one of the bronze medals in the women's freestyle 62 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan. She defeated Anastasija Grigorjeva of Latvia in her bronze medal match.

Major results

Year Tournament Location Result Event
2019 World Championships Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan 2nd Freestyle 65 kg
2020 European Championships Rome, Italy 3rd Freestyle 65 kg
2021 European Championships Warsaw, Poland 1st Freestyle 62 kg
Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan 3rd Freestyle 62 kg
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