Stanislav POZDNYAKOV

Stanislav POZDNYAKOV
Date of Birth
 

27 September 1973

Place of birth

Novosibirsk

Education

  • Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University

Place of work and position

  • President of the Russian Olympic Committee (since May 29, 2018 to present)
  • President of the European Fencing Confederation (since 2016)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fencing Federation (since 2012)

Career

  • He played for CSKA
  • Deputy of the Novosibirsk Regional Council of People’s Deputies,  member of the  United Russia faction (2005-2010)
  • Lieutenant Colonel of the Russian Armed Forces (2007)
  • Head coach of the Russian national fencing team (all weapons) (since 2008)
  • First Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee (2016-2018)
Sports titles
 

Merited Master of Sports of the USSR (1992)

Four-time Olympic champion in sabre fencing:

  • Atlanta 1996 individual championships;
  • Barcelona 1992 Team Championships;
  • Atlanta 1996   team championships;
  • Sydney 2000   team championships.
Olympic bronze medalist:
 
  • Athens 2004  team championships.

Ten-time world champion:

  • 1997, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007 — individual championships;
  • 1994, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 — team championships.

Five-time silver world medalist:

  • 1994, 1999, 2005 — individual championships;
  • 1995, 1997 — team championships.

World Cup Bronze medalist:

  • 2006 — team championships.

Thirteen-time European champion:

  • 1994, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 — individual championships;
  • 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 — team championships.

Four-time European Championships bronze medalist:

  • 2000, 2007 — individual championships;
  • 1998, 2006 — team championships.
Honors
  • Order the Order of Merit for the Fatherland IV claass (19 April 2001), for his great contribution to the development of physical culture and sports, high sports achievements at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, Sydney, 2000.
  • Order of Honour (6 January 1997), for services to the state and high achievements in sports at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad, in 1996.
  • Order of Friendship (18 February 2006), for his great contribution to the development of physical culture and sports and high achievements in sports.
  • Order of “Merit for the Fatherland” classe II (May 22, 2017) – for the successful preparation of athletes who have achieved high sporting achievements at the  XXXI Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)