Further Personal Information
||St. Petersburg, RUS
||Athlete, Sports Administrator
||English, French, Russian
||Coaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began fencing in 1993 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
|Why this sport?
||Before taking up the sport, he tried athletics, judo, swimming and chess. However, it was in fencing that he felt he could use all his skills in full.
|Club / Team
||Sports Army Club [RUS] / St. Petersburg Specialised Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.3 [RUS]:
|Name of coach
||Sergey Andrievsky [personal], RUS; Yury Lykov [personal], RUS; Dmitry Shevchenko [national], RUS
||Cooking, playing the drums. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning gold in individual foil at the 2011 World Cup event in Bonn, Germany. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)
|Most influential person in career
||His first coaches Lora Andrievskaya, Sergey Andrievsky and Yury Lykov. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2014)
|Hero / Idol
||US tennis player Andre Agassi. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)
|Awards and honours
||He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (database.rusfencing.ru, 19 May 2017)
He has worked as director of the North-Western Centre of Fencing Development in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (sportsdaily.ru, 11 May 2017)
In 2012 he graduated from the faculty of management, chair of public administration, at St. Petersburg Academic University of Management and Economics in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2014)