Biathlete who won a gold medal in the relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics in his home country.
He finished third in the mass start in the 2013-2014 Biathlon World Cup.
He also competed in the individual biathlon at the 2014 Olympics, but he finished 64th.
He was born and raised in Russia.
He was teammates with Anton Shipulin on the gold-medal winning team at the 2014 Olympics.