Family Wife Sofia Lokhanova
Residence Moscow, RUS
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English, Russian
Higher education Law - Saratov State Academy of Law: Russia
License number 10111998001
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 2006 in Saratov, Russian Federation.
Why this sport? "I always loved movies about musketeers, and the Star Wars saga, so I asked my parents to enrol me in fencing."
Club / Team Central Sports Army Club [RUS] / Saratov Regional Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS]:
Name of coach Dmitry Glotov [personal], RUS; Evgeny Golubev [personal], RUS
Nicknames Kostya (VK profile, 09 Apr 2022)
Hobbies Computers, gadgets, music, TV series, movies. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold medals in individual sabre at the world junior championships in 2017 and 2018. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 May 2021; Athlete, 06 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career Coaches Dmitry Glotov and Evgeny Golubev, and his parents. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2018)
Hero / Idol Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (Athlete, 08 Jul 2018)
Awards and honours In 2016 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 09 Nov 2016)
Famous relatives His wife Sofia Lokhanova [nee Pozdniakova] has represented the Russian Federation and Russian Olympic Committee [ROC] in fencing. She won gold in both team and individual sabre while representing ROC at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. His father-in-law Stanislav Pozdniakov represented the Unified Team and the Russian Federation in fencing, winning four Olympic gold medals from the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 11 Apr 2022; Instagram profile, 26 Sep 2021; vzsar.ru, 21 Jun 2021)
Ambitions To win gold at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 06 Jun 2019)
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