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Sport Eventing
NOC Russia   
Born08 Aug 1966 in Kiev, URS
Height1.78 m
Human Interest
Last Update
  21 Mar 2018
Further Personal Information
Residence Khimki, RUS
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education Coaching - Kiev University of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding in 1978 at age 12 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport? He has loved horses since childhood because his grandmother was a traveller. When he visited her in the countryside, he always spent a lot of time in the stables.
Club / Team Youth of Moscow - Planernaya: Russia
Name of coach Tatiana Gura [wife], RUS, from 2001
International Debut
Year 1989
Competing for Ukraine
Tournament European Championships
General Interest
Nicknames Misha (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Hobbies Fishing. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Athlete, 13 Apr 2017)
Hero / Idol New Zealand rider Andrew Nicholson. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Always keep moving forward." (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 27 Dec 2018)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2019)
He represented Ukraine until September 2009. He then switched to start competing for the Russian Federation. (, 22 Aug 2011;, 22 Aug 2011)

He has served as an ambassador of the Vanya charity foundation. The organisation helps equestrian riders who suffer serious injuries or illness. (, 2019)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) COOLROY PITER 47  
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
1998 3rd WEG-C Rome (ITA) Abordasch 69  
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 CH-EU-C3* Luhmühlen (GER) FIBRA 47  
2009 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) COOLROY PITER 32  
2009 CH-EU-C3* Fontainebleau (FRA) FIBRA 39  
2008 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) COOLROY PITER 23  
2008 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) LANKASTER WD  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
02.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CCI2* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   REISTAG 6  
02.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CCI2* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   CENTO PRIMO 8  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CIC2* Minsk, Ratomka (BLR)   REISTAG 6  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CIC2* Minsk, Ratomka (BLR)   CENTO PRIMO 20  
30.04.2014 to 04.05.2014 CIC2* Moscow region, Sozvezdiye (RUS)   REISTAG 2  
30.04.2014 to 04.05.2014 CIC2* Moscow region, Sozvezdiye (RUS)   CENTO PRIMO 18  
22.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC2* Svechino (RUS)   CENTO PRIMO 3  
22.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC2* Svechino (RUS)   REISTAG 9  
24.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CCI1* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   REISTAG 2  
24.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CCI1* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   CENTO PRIMO 11  
03.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CCI1* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   REISTAG 1  
03.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CCI1* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   HAIDY 2  
03.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CCI1* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   CENTO PRIMO 3  
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal

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