Born February 17, 1972 in the Stavropol Territory. Height 183 cm. Weight 170 kg.
Higher education. He graduated from the High School of the militia.
First coach - in. Book.
. In the national team team since 1992.
. In 1996 at the Olympic Games in Atlanta (USA) won the 1 st place.
. In 1992, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 World Cup won 1 st place.
. September 26, 2000 at the Olympic Games in Sydney (Australia) won the bronze medal in weightlifting in the weight category over 105 kg for men.
. Established four world records.
. He lives in the Stavropol Territory
. He is married and has three children.
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