Natalia Lobova (RUS)

RURussian Federation
Date of birth:
3 September 1986
Federation:
RUSSIAN CANOE FEDERATION
Natalia Lobova (RUS)

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Embroidery in glass beads, spending time with her dog. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian canoe sprint athlete Alexander Kostoglod. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Famous relatives
Her father holds the national sports rank of Master of Sport in the martial art of sambo. (vzsar.ru, 27 Jun 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
She is studying for a degree in sociology at the Saratov State University in Russia. (VK profile, 16 Aug 2015)

International Debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1998 in Engels, Russia.
Why this sport?
Her brother, who started canoeing a year before her, brought her along to training and introduced her to the sport.
Club / Team
Central Sports Club of the Navy [CSK VMF]: Russia
Name of coach
Nikolay Cheremushkin, RUS, from 2011

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 September 1986
Height
172 cm
Weight
74 kg
Residence
Engels, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Saratov State Academy of Law: Russia