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Butkevych strikes European wrestling bronze

British Olympic wrestler Olga Butkevych delivered on her pre-championships promise as she struck European wrestling bronze in Finland.

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Bronze for Butkevych

Wrestler Olga Butkevych has won Britain's first ever women's World Championship medal.

Butkevych, 26, who is based in Manchester, beat Ja...

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Butkevych loses opening bout

Olga Butkevych bowed out of London 2012 after the Briton lost to Lissette Alexandra Antes Castillo in the first round of the women's -55kg frees...

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Team GB hopes - Day 13

Team GB go into day 13 of London 2012 with high hopes of medals in the dressage finale and here we look at all hopes of Team GB athletes on Thur...

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Wrestler Butkevych inspired by GB glory

Olga Butkevych wants to continue the feel-good factor around Team GB by winning Britain's first medal in women's wrestling on Thursday.

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Olga Butkevych arrived in the UK from Ukraine in 2007.

She was officially selected in June 2012 and is a former European junior champion. Butkevych underwent ACL reconstruction on her right knee in 2009.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Butkevych finished 11th out of 19 competitors.