- Date of Birth: 3 Jan 1986
- Weight Class: 55Kg
Olga Butkevych will be representing Team GB in the women's 55kg category at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Olga, who lives in Manchester, was born in Ukraine on 3rd January 1986 but came to the UK in 2007, where she has now settled, and calls this country 'home'. Coached by Nikolai Kornieiev, Olga won a silver medal in the December 2011 Olympic Test event at the ExCel arena.
Olga's competition gets underway on 9th August 2012. In April 2011, Olga won a bronze medal at the European Championships in Dortmund, Germany, only the second medal achieved by an athlete competing for GB in this event since Noel Loban won silver at the European Championships held in Manchester in 1988 (21 yrs previous)