Born March 24, 1974 in g. Kineshma Ivanovo Oblast. Height 190 cm. Weight 79 kg.
Higher education. Graduated from the Moscow Region State Institute of Physical Culture.
Track and field discipline - high jumping.
First coach - E. Mukhin.
In favor of the sports club "Luch", the unions. In the junior team team since 1991. Trainer - A. Burt.
. In 1991 the European championship among juniors took 2 nd place.
. In 1997 at the winter championship of Russia won the 1 st place at the European Cup - 2 nd place.
. In 2000 the European Cup won 3rd place.
. September 24, 2000 at the Olympic Games in Sydney (Australia) won the gold medal in athletics (high jump) among men.
. Personal record in high jump - 2,36 m
. Lives in Moscow
. Married son Alexander.