Personal Information

Family Wife Anna German

Residence Moscow, RUS

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Russian

Higher education Coaching - Smolensk State Academy of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Russia

World Cup1146
Padoue (ITALY), 2015-01-30Madrid (SPAIN), 2015-05-01Budapest (HUNGARY), 2015-10-30
Padoue (ITALY), 2016-01-29
Varsovie (POLAND), 2016-02-19
Alger (ALGERIA), 2017-11-03
World Championship--22
Leipzig (GERMANY), 2017-07-19
Wuxi (CHINA), 2018-07-19
Zone Championships-224
Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-18Strasbourg (FRANCE), 2014-06-07
Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-19TORUN (POLAND), 2016-06-22
Grand Prix1-23
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2013-01-19Séoul (KOREA), 2015-03-28
Seoul (KOREA), 2018-03-30

Sport Specific Information

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

Why this sport? "I was born into a family of fencers. My father is an Olympic champion and my mother is a world champion."

Club / Team Central Sports Army Club [RUS] / College of Olympic Reserve No.3 [RUS]:

Name of coach Christian Bauer [national], FRA; Alexander Shirshov [personal], RUS, from 2000

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Marseille (Athlete, 15 Jun 2014)

Hobbies Reading, music, arts. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual sabre at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Porec, Croatia. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2017)

Most influential person in career His parents and his wife. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2014)

Sporting philosophy / motto "A man is not defined when he falls down but when, after falling down, he gets up and goes on." (mosfencing.ru, 06 Apr 2012)

Awards and honours He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (rusfencing.ru, 24 May 2019; minsport.gov.ru, 24 Dec 2018)

Famous relatives His father Anvar Ibragimov won a gold medal in team foil for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. His mother Olga Velichko competed in fencing at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. His wife Anna German is a former sabre fencer and a Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2014; russkiymir.ru, 19 Apr 2011)

Ambitions To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2017)


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