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NOC Russia   
GenderMen
Born 04 Aug 1992 in Tashkent, UZB
Height1.82 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Ufa, RUS
Occupation Athlete
Languages Russian
Higher education Physical Education - Ural State University of Physical Education: Ufa, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 2001 in Ufa, Russian Federation.
Club / Team Central Army Sports Club [RUS] / Ufa Fencing Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS]:
Name of coach Lira Grushina [personal], RUS; Ruslan Nasibullin [personal, national], RUS; Ilgar Mamedov [national], RUS
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Listening to music. (Athlete, 22 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in the team foil at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
Awards and honours For his achievements at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Order of Friendship from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 25 Aug 2016; function.mil.ru, 26 Aug 2016)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (database.rusfencing.ru, 14 Jun 2017)
Ambitions To win individual gold at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 1 Team Foil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2016 3 Individual Foil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
World Championships
2017 4 Team Foil Leipzig, Germany
2014 3 Individual Foil Kazan, Russia
European Championships
2018 1 Team Foil Novi Sad, Serbia
2017 2 Individual Foil Tbilisi, Georgia
2017 2 Team Foil Tbilisi, Georgia
2016 1 Individual Foil Torun, Poland