Olga Korobka is a famous Ukrainian sportswoman. The woman has the title of Master of Sports in weightlifting and is the owner of a silver medal at the 2008 Olympics. Despite her physical strength and external stamina, a romantic woman lives inside Olga.
The future Olympic champion was born in 1985 in a small regional center. The population of the city was just over 10 thousand people. Olga's parents lived modestly. Mom was a housewife, and the head of the family worked as a security guard.
Olga has a large physique from birth. She was born weighing more than 4 kilograms. The family always believed that the girl went to her grandfather. The girl went to a regular school and at the age of 9 she began to engage in weightlifting. The first time she trained in the school basement.
After the presentation of the certificate, Olga submitted documents to the Agrarian University. When the girl was 18 years old, she went to her first serious competition. In Vancouver, a young athlete won an honorary bronze medal.
In 2006 Olga Korobka took part in sports competitions in Santo Domingo. To perform successfully, the girl arrived there a little earlier and gave the body an opportunity to successfully acclimatize. She again took third place.
The first victory came to the Ukrainian athlete at the European Championship in the same year. She competed in the middle weight category and won the gold medal with the result of almost three hundred kilograms.
In 2007 Olga went to France for the championship. SC Dynamo ward competed in the same weight category, but this time she improved her last year's result and left her rivals far behind. At the next championship in Thailand, Korobka showed a worse result and lost prizes to a Chinese woman and a Korean woman. But Olga did not leave the podium: she received a bronze medal.
2008 brought the athlete the title of three-time European champion. Her incredible success did not go unnoticed in her home country. Ukrainian women were inspired by the example of their compatriot and went into weightlifting. Athletes were adored by fans, crowds of fans surrounded them with attention and support.
At the Beijing Olympics, the woman achieved the most resounding victory in her sports career. Olga Korobka received a silver medal, which became the only one for the national weightlifting team.
Four years later, the Ukrainian athlete found herself at the center of a doping scandal. Her samples were positive, and subsequent studies only confirmed the initial result. Because of this, she was disqualified on the eve of the Olympic Games.
Olga Korobka is married. She became a mother in 2016. Her newborn son, like her childhood, is distinguished by a strong physique. The athlete is now engaged in coaching in her hometown. In her free time, Olga likes to read detective novels and dance.