A sportswoman from Noyabrsk Sofia Pirogova won the golden medal at the Russian judo championship among juniors under 23 years old held in Tyumen.
In the final she won the victory over a judoka from Saint Petersburg. Sofia performed in the weight category of 78 kg. Ramil Shaikhutdinov is her coach.
Sofia Pirogova is the repeated winner of various world, European and all-Russian competitions. The president of Russian Judo Federation Vasiliy Anisimov and the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitry Artyukhov congratulated the sportswoman on her successful performance.