Irina Viktorovna Rodina. Lady Victory

Competitions
21 August 2012 Sergei Grishin

Birth date: 23.07.1973.

Birth place: Tula (Russia).

Achievements: 12-time world champion, multiple winner of Championships of Europe, awarded an Order for Merit to the Fatherland of II class, prizes “Sport Elite of Prikamye”, “Gold Belt”, “Sports Heroine” title.

Couches: Vladimir Liuvunhai (first), Konstantin Filosofenko, Natalya Kostyleva.

Fact: Irina was one of those women who first took a chance to participate in ultimate fighting.

Hobby: driving.

Quote: “Even if you are obviously losing you should fight to the end, and even if you obviously surpass your opponent, you should always stay alert”.

Irina’s sport career started with judo. Her parents did not accept her choice at once. She had to run away from home to take part in her first competition. Today Irina Rodina, a unique woman, continues to train and win.