Born September 8, 1974 in Volgograd,. Height 174 cm. Weight 97 kg.
Higher education. He graduated from the Volgograd State Institute of Physical Culture.
Sport - weightlifting.
First coach - A. Petrov
In favor of the sports club Kuntsevo, g. Moscow. In the national team team since 1992.
. In 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 World Cup won 1 st place.
. In 1994 at the European Championships won 1 st place.
. In 1996 at the Olympic Games in Atlanta (USA) won the 1 st place.
. September 24, 2000 at the Olympic Games in Sydney (Australia) won the bronze medal in weightlifting in the weight category 94 kg for men.
. Established five world records.
. He lives in Volgograd.