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Born in Russia Polina graduated from a university in Russia. In sports, and competed as a healthy athlete in the Shot Put branch.
In 1989 she was severely injured in a car accident and underwent a leg amputation. She immigrated to Israel in 2000 and lives in Jerusalem.
Polina began her athletic rehabilitation in the same sport since childhood and continued her sporting rehabilitation at the Jerusalem’s Beit Halochem in Powerlifting.
Country of Birth: Belarus
Marital status: divorced + two children and grandmother of two grandchildren
Club: Jerusalem’s Beit Halochem
Branch seniority: 10 years
Coach: Valery Tomilov
2021 Georgia – First World Cup
2021 England –Manchester, from 26 kg Third place and ticket to Turkey
2020 Manchester – Third World Cup
2019 Kazakhstan – World Championship in Eighth place
Valery Tomilov – Powerlifting coach
Tomilov, 56, immigrated to Israel from Belarus in 2001.
Coach in the powerlifting industry for about 28 years.
Israeli, European and world champion in three branches: Squats, Bench Press and Deadlifts.
Coaches Polina Katzman since 2012.