Personal Information

Residence Almaty, KAZ

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism: Almaty, KAZ

World Cup--22
Paris (FRANCE), 2012-03-16
Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2018-11-23
Zone Championships-1-1
Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-18
Copenhague (DENMARK), 2015-11-07

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 2002 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Why this sport? His parents enrolled him in fencing lessons.

Club / Team Sinegorye Sports Club [KAZ] / Dynamo [KAZ]:

Name of coach Alexei Pistsov [national], KAZ; Albert Sheshin [personal], KAZ

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Playing football, tennis, basketball, watching ice hockey. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2019)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual epee at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2019)

Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2019)

Awards and honours He was named the 2018 Best Athlete in Summer Sports by the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan. (ru.sputniknews.kz, 05 Dec 2018)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (sinegoryie.kz, 22 Apr 2019; Athlete, 18 Feb 2019)

Milestones He became the first fencer representing Kazakhstan to win an individual gold medal at the Asian Games by triumphing in epee at the 2018 Games in Indonesia. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Jun 2019; inform.kz, 25 Jan 2019)

Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2019)

Other information DEDICATION
He dedicated the gold medal he won in the individual epee at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia to Kazakhstani figure skater Denis Ten, who had died in July 2018 after being stabbed on the street. "Of course, I dedicate the victory to the whole of Kazakhstan. To Denis Ten. Tragic death. Terrible. There are no words," he said. (olympic.kz, 19 Aug 2018)


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