YAUHLEUSKAYA Lalita < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 31 Dec 1963 in Sokol, URS
Height1.58 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Two children
Other names Lolita Tsvetkova
Residence Berwick, VIC, AUS
Occupation Athlete
Languages Russian, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first tried shooting in 1978 in the Soviet Union. She began competing in the sport in 1980.
Why this sport? Her father was also a sportsman and supported her.
Club / Team Yarra Pistol Club: Australia
Name of coach Vladimir Galiabovitch [national]
Handedness Right eye, right hand
General Interest
Nicknames Lola (rio2016.olympics.com.au, 25 Feb 2016)
Hobbies Reading, cooking, gardening. (shootingaustralia.org, 15 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career Her husband. (ausshooting.org, 17 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol Russian shooter Marina Logvinenko. (olympics.com.au, 07 Jun 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration."
(shootingaustralia.org, 15 Apr 2016)
Famous relatives Her son Siarhei Yauhlevski has represented Australia in shooting at junior international level. (olympics.com.au, 30 Jun 2015)
Ambitions To win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (shootingaustralia.org, 15 Apr 2016)
Other information MOVE TO AUSTRALIA
Born in the Russian Federation, she moved to Belarus as a young girl and competed for the country at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games. She became an Australian citizen in 2001 and turned out for her adopted nation at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England. (rio2016.olympics.com.au, 25 Feb 2016; theaustralian.com.au, 01 Aug 2012; olympics.com.au, 12 Jul 2012; ABC, 28 Jul 2004)