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NOC Ukraine   
Born 15 Jul 1982 in Kharkov, URS
Height1.86 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Son Maksim, daughter Stefania
Residence Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education Economics, Physical Education - Kharkiv National Pedagogical University: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age 10 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport? A coach came to his school to look for recruits for a local fencing school.
Club / Team Dynamo [UKR] / Armed Forces [UKR]:
Name of coach Volodymyr Stankevych [national], UKR; Irina Odokienko [personal], UKR
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2000
Competing for Ukraine
Tournament World Cup
Location Heidenheim
General Interest
Hobbies Spending time with his children. (Athlete, 15 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in individual epee at the 2003 World Championships in Havana, Cuba. (Athlete, 06 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career His mother, and his coaches. (Athlete, 15 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours He received recognition as one of the 10 Best Athletes of the Kharkiv region of Ukraine in 2012. (, 04 Jan 2013)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 06 Jul 2015)
Ambitions To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 15 Mar 2016)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2008 7 Team Epee Beijing, China
2004 5 Team Epee Athens, Greece
World Championships
2010 6 Team Epee Paris, France
2009 8 Team Epee Antalya, Turkey
2007 5 Team Epee St. Petersburg, Russia
2007 7 Individual Epee St. Petersburg, Russia
2006 3 Team Epee Turin, Italy
2005 3 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2003 2 Individual Epee Havana, Cuba
2003 8 Team Epee Havana, Cuba
2001 7 Team Epee Nīmes, France
European Championships
2017 2 Team Epee Tbilisi, Georgia
2015 5 Individual Epee Montreux, Switzerland
2010 2 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2008 5 Team Epee Kiev, Ukraine
2002 3 Team Epee Moscow, Russia
2001 1 Team Epee Koblenz, Germany