Biography:

Club:

Dynamo Fencing Club

Languages spoken:

Russian, English

Idols (in sport or other):

Steve Podborski

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Teaching fencing to kids

Training Location(s):

Richmond, BC

Preferred sport events / Specialties:

Fencing epee, Tennis

Coach(es):

Victor Gantsevich

Senior national athlete since:

2008

Other sports participated in:

Tennis

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Comedies

National titles (include event, year):

2006 – Cadet National Champion
2008 – Junior National Champion
2008 – Senior National CSC Champion

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

2nd – 2010 North American Cup – San Jose, USA
Finalist – 2010 North American Cup – Cincinnati, USA
Top 64 – 2010 World Championships (Senior)
Top 32 – 2010 Grand Prix (Senior) – Legnano, ITA

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

3rd – 2009 National Championships (Senior)

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

2008 Team World Cup Medalist – First in Canadian history to win a World Cup medal in team
2008 Pan American Team Champion

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

Finalist – 2007 Junior World Cup – Montreal, QC
Finalist – 2007 North American Cup – Dallas, USA
2007 National Champion, Junior
2007 Senior National CSC Champion

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2006:

Finalist – 2006 North American Cup – Houston, USA

Pan Am Games results — all events, all Games:

2008 – Champion, Team event
2010 – Top 16, individual event
2010 – Silver medal, team event

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

Top 64 – 2010 World Championships
37th – 2008 World Championships (Junior)
2007, 2004 – Cadet and Junior, Top 64

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

2006 BC Premier Awards