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Polina Katzman – Powerlifting

  • Polina Katzman – Powerlifting

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.

Age: 54
Country of Birth: Belarus
Marital status: divorced + two children and grandmother of two grandchildren
Residence: Jerusalem
Club: Jerusalem’s Beit Halochem
Sport: Powerlifting
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.


Bank Leumi Le-Israel B.M
Branch No. 93200/18
Iban: IL69 0106 3100 0000 9320 018

Zahal Disabled Veterans Fund
49 Shmuel Barcay St.,
Tel Aviv, 6139201