Belarusian hammer thrower who received a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic video games in Beijing. He competed in his 1st Globe Hammer Throwing Championships in 1997. He required silver in the 2004 Olympics and bronze in the 2008 Olympics, however the metallic was recinded from him after screening positive for steroids. He wedded discus thrower Volha Tsikhan as well as the couple includes a child collectively. He competed in the 2008 Olympics where swimmer Michael Phelps required home an incredible 8 platinum medals.