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Sport Eventing
NOC Russia   
Born22 Aug 1965 in Kuybyshev, URS
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Last Update
  13 Mar 2019
Further Personal Information
Residence Samara, RUS
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages Russian
Higher education Zoology - Samara State Agricultural Academy: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding at age 11 in Samara, Russian Federation.
Why this sport? He tried the sport at a riding school and enjoyed it.
Club / Team KSK Avangard: Samara, RUS
Name of coach Galina Korshunova [wife], RUS
International Debut
Year 2001
Competing for Russia
Tournament World Championships
General Interest
Hero / Idol Soviet equestrians Lev Baklyshkin and Vladimir Tishkin, Russian chess grandmaster Alexander Evdokimov. (, 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Sport is first of all about mental and physical education. No other sport gives more mental education than equestrian as here two living creatures are working as equals." (, 24 Apr 2008)
Awards and honours He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 14 Nov 2018;, 09 Sep 2018)
Famous relatives His son Alexey Korshunov has represented the Russian Federation in eventing. His wife Galina Korshunova has worked as his coach. (, 27 Dec 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 27 Jan 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2019)
Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Equestrian Federation of Samara in the Russian Federation. (, 19 Jan 2019)

He has studied teaching at Samara State University of Social Sciences and Education in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2019)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) FABIY 53  
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2009 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) GALOFIL 29  
2007 CH-EU-C3* Pratoni del Vivaro (ITA) FABIY 30 10

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
02.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CCI2* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   ORAKUL 3  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CIC2* Minsk, Ratomka (BLR)   ORAKUL 16  
07.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CIC2* Vladikavkaz (RUS)   ORAKUL WD  
11.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CCI1* Sharapovo (RUS)   BLIK OTRADA 8  
24.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CCI3* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   FABIY 5  
03.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CCI1* Moscow, Planernaya (RUS)   SOUTH SALITOS 5  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CIC3* Minsk, Ratomka (BLR)   FABIY 5  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CCI1* Minsk, Ratomka (BLR)   ORAKUL 17  
17.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Moscow, Bitsa (RUS)   ORAKUL 2  
17.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Moscow, Bitsa (RUS)   SOUTH SALITOS EL  
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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