We are greatly saddened to learn of the death on 5 January 2009 of Ms Oktyabrina BOLOTOVA, member of the Russian team.
Oktyabrina BOLOTOVA was a member of National archery team of Russia and won several World and European medals both individually and as part of the women”s compound team. Many times her last arrow in the match brought victory to the team of Russia. She was twice world team silver medallist (2005 and 2007) and won multiple World Cup titles with the Russian team. She won European championships titles and medals and got many other significant results in her career.
Oktyabrina has a daughter whose name is Oyuna and who is also a member of the junior national archery team competing at international level.
Read her biography from FITA web site.