Biathlete who won a silver medal within the 4×7.5 km relay on the 2014 Winter Olympics in his house country. He started worldwide competition in 2011, on earth Cup. He managed to get to his initial individual World Glass podium on Feb 12, 2012. He was created in Sosnovy Bor, Leningrad Oblast, Soviet Union. He was teammates with Anton Shipulin over the relay group that won precious metal on the 2014 Olympics.