RIGIN Dmitry


Personal Information

Residence St. Petersburg, RUS

Occupation Athlete, Sports Administrator

Languages English, French, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS

World Cup3216
Bonn (GERMANY), 2011-03-18Tokyo (JAPAN), 2014-11-07Paris (FRANCE), 2016-01-15
La Havane (CUBA), 2014-05-23St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2016-05-13
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2015-05-01
Grand Prix1--1
La Havane (CUBA), 2015-03-13
Copenhague (DENMARK), 2006-03-25

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 1993 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? Before taking up the sport, he tried athletics, judo, swimming and chess. However, it was in fencing that he felt he could use all his skills in full.

Club / Team Sports Army Club [RUS] / St. Petersburg Specialised Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.3 [RUS]:

Name of coach Dmitry Shevchenko [national], RUS; Sergey Andrievsky [personal], RUS

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Cooking, playing the drums. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning the individual foil competition at the 2011 World Cup event in Bonn, Germany. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)

Most influential person in career His first coaches Lora Andrievskaya, Sergey Andrievsky and Yury Lykov. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2014)

Hero / Idol US tennis player Andre Agassi. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)

Awards and honours He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (rusfencing.ru, 17 May 2019; minsport.gov.ru, 24 Dec 2018)

Other information DIRECTOR
He has worked as director of the North-Western Regional Fencing Centre in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (gazetavyborg.ru, 27 Aug 2018; sportsdaily.ru, 11 May 2017)

In 2012 he graduated from the faculty of management, chair of public administration, at St. Petersburg Academic University of Management and Economics in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2014)


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