BIDA Sergey


Personal Information

Family Wife Anastasia, daughter Anna [2017]

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Sport Studies - Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism: Moscow, RUS

World Cup1--1
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2019-03-22
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI), 2017-08-20

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age 13 in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Why this sport? He previously played water polo but was forced to give up the sport due to sinusitis. His mother then encouraged him to take up fencing.

Club / Team Dynamo [RUS] / Youth of Moscow [RUS]:

Name of coach Ilgar Mammadov [national], RUS; Alexander Glazunov [personal, national], RUS, from 2011

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Watching films, football, travelling, reading. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in the individual epee at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 29 Jun 2015)

Hero / Idol Russian fencer Stanislav Pozdnyakov, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 29 Jun 2015)

Awards and honours He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)

Famous relatives His grandmother Valentina Rastvorova represented the Soviet Union in fencing, and won gold in team foil at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. She also won silver in individual foil at the 1960 Games, and silver in team foil at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. His mother Yelena Grishina represented the Soviet Union in fencing, and won silver medals in team foil at the 1989 World Championships in Denver, CO, United States of America, and the 1990 World Championships in Lyon, France. (zbulvar.ru, 25 Jun 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 09 Jul 2018)

Ambitions To win gold medals at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 07 Jul 2018)


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