Born April 15, 1969 in g. Donetsk. Height 187 cm. Weight 81 kg.
Higher education. Graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Physical Culture.
Type of sport - boxing.
First coach - in. Denisenko.
In favor of the Sports Club of the Ministry of Defense (UK MoD). In the national team team since 1990. Coaching - D. Ryzhikov, H. Khromov.
In 1997 at the World Cup won 1 st place.
October 1, 2000 at the Olympic Games in Sydney (Australia) won the gold medal in boxing in the weight category 81 kg.
Hobbies - cars, anecdotes.
Lives in Moscow. His wife Irina, his daughter Tatyana and Anna.