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RESHETNIKOV Veniamin

sabre
Rank18
Pts88.00
Age32
HandL

Personal Information

Residence Novosibirsk, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching, Teaching - Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University: Russia

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup15410
Istanbul (TURKEY), 2010-01-16Athènes (GREECE), 2010-01-30Tunis (TUNISIA), 2007-03-16
Madrid (SPAIN), 2013-02-08Moscow (RUSSIA), 2014-03-21
Padoue (ITALY), 2013-02-15Athènes (GREECE), 2014-04-25
Györ (HUNGARY), 2017-12-01Alger (ALGERIA), 2017-11-03
Madrid (SPAIN), 2018-05-18
World Championship1-12
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2013-08-05Paris (FRANCE), 2010-11-04
Zone Championships11-2
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2009-07-13Strasbourg (FRANCE), 2014-06-07
Grand Prix-112
Varsovie (POLAND), 2012-06-02Téhéran (IRAN), 2006-07-14

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age 11 in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? His mother encouraged him to take up the sport.

Club / Team Dynamo [RUS] / Novosibirsk Regional Fencing Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS]:

Name of coach Christian Bauer [national], FRA; Boris Pisetsky [personal], RUS, from 2012

Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Venya (rsport.ru, 08 Aug 2013)

Hobbies Music, alpine skiing. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual sabre at the 2013 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2015)

Most influential person in career His first coach, and his mother. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2016)

Hero / Idol Russian wrestler and politician Alexander Karelin. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2016)

Injuries He fell ill with tonsillitis ahead of the 2013 University Games in Kazan, Russian Federation, and could not train properly for the competition. (nsk.kp.ru, 08 Jul 2013)

He sprained his arm during the 2013 World Cup event in Chicago, IL, United States of America, and had to miss his next two scheduled competitions. (championat.com, 08 Aug 2013)

Awards and honours He was named the 2013 Male Sabre Fencer of the Year by the International Fencing Federation [FIE]. (ruvr.ru, 25 Nov 2013)

In October 2013 he took part in the torch relay in Moscow as it made its way through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (nsktv.ru, 17 Oct 2013)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2016)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2016)

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