Personal Information

Residence Almaty, KAZ

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

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

License number 18121991001


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 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, 02 Apr 2020)

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

Sporting philosophy / motto "Never give up." (Athlete, 02 Apr 2020)

Awards and honours In 2018 he was named Best Athlete of the Year 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. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2019)

Milestones He became the first fencer representing Kazakhstan to win an individual gold medal at the Asian Games when he won gold 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, 02 Apr 2020)

Other information DENIS TEN DEDICATION
He dedicated the gold medal he won in individual epee at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia to Kazakhstani figure skater Denis Ten, who died in July 2018 after being stabbed on the street in an attempted robbery in Almaty, Kazakhstan. "Of course, I dedicate the victory to the whole of Kazakhstan and to Denis Ten. A tragic death, terrible. There are no words." (olympic.kz, 19 Aug 2018)


Never miss a momentStay in touch with all things fencing