Personal Information

Family Wife Victoria, daughter Nika

Residence Samara, RUS

Occupation Athlete, Serves in the Army

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Physical Education, Sport Studies - Samara State Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities: Russia

World Cup21-3
Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2010-03-26Paris (FRANCE), 2016-05-20
Paris (FRANCE), 2014-05-02
World Championship--11
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2013-08-06
Zone Championships1-23
Legnano (ITALY), 2012-06-15Leipzig (GERMANY), 2010-07-16
Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-07

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age nine in Samara, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? He initially played tennis but his coach moved abroad. His mother, who knew a sports school director, then encouraged him to switch to fencing.

Club / Team Central Sports Club of the Air Force [RUS] / Samara Regional Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.5 [RUS]:

Name of coach Alexander Glazunov [national], RUS; Viktor Vdovin [personal], RUS, from 2004; Mikhail Ievlev [personal], RUS

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2008

Competing for Russia

Tournament World Cup

Location Doha, QAT

General Interest

Hobbies Alpine skiing. (Athlete, 08 Jun 2019)

Most influential person in career His first coach Oleg Kopyonkin. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2016)

Awards and honours He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 08 Jun 2019; rusfencing.ru, 19 May 2019)

Ambitions To win medals at the world championships and the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 08 Jun 2019)


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