Place of Birth: Chelyabinsk, Russia
Current Residence: Chelyabinsk, Russia
International Debut: 2002 in Ireland
Professional Since: In 2003, I started representing my club to compete in the national league.
National Team Member: 2005
Q & A
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"In Chelyabinsk Russia in 1995. I've seen the sport on TV and I decided to try it myself."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, Voltrec 80"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"Russian Championship Men’s Singles Champion (2008, 2011, 2012), European Team Championship 3rd Place (2009, 2011)"
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"He and doubles partner Ivan Sozonov received the 2016 Badminton Player of the Year award by vote organised by the National Badminton Federation of Russia [NBFR]."
"To win an Olympic medal"
In The News
28 June, 2019
Top Pairs Progress - Day 4: European Games
25 June, 2019
Smith/Birch Surprise Again - Day 1: European Games
3 June, 2019
Ivanov & Sozonov Rekindle The Fire