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RIGIN Dmitry
NOC Russia   
Born 10 Apr 1985 in Krasnoyarsk, URS
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation Athlete, Sports Administrator
Languages English, French, Russian
Higher education 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 Dmitry Shevchenko [national], RUS; Sergey Andrievsky [personal], RUS
Handedness Left
General Interest
Hobbies Cooking, playing the drums. (Athlete, 20 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the individual foil competition 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 has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 17 May 2019;, 24 Dec 2018)
Other information DIRECTOR
He has worked as director of the North-Western Regional Fencing Centre in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (, 27 Aug 2018;, 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)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
World Championships
2017 4 Team Foil Leipzig, Germany
2011 6 Team Foil Catania, Italy
European Championships
2015 Quarterfinal Individual Foil Montreux, Switzerland