Listening to music. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University, Yaroslavl, RUS
Zenit, Kazan, RUS
Vladimir Alekno [club and national] (RUS) (zenit-kazan.com, 25 Mar 2012)
Position and style
Diagonal attack (zenit-kazan.com, 25 Mar 2012)
2008 for Russia, against Korea (ntm-tv.ru, 16 Jun 2008)
Start of sporting career
He began playing when he was eight. His first coach was Valery Besprozvannykh. (sovsport.ru, 02 Apr 2008)
Reason for taking up this sport
He wanted to do sports and when he came to a sports club there was no alternative to volleyball, so he tried and liked it. "When I was eight I wanted to join a sport club. I saw the volleyball players and I liked the sport right away." (sovsport.ru, 02 Apr 2008)
To win Olympic gold. (zenit-kazan.com, 23 Jan 2012)
Sergey Tetyukhin. (sport-express.ru, 30 Sep 2010)
Best Scorer of the Final Four of 2011 European Champions League.
MVP and Best Blocker of 2011 World League.
Best Scorer and Spiker of 2011 European championship.
MVP of 2011 World Cup.
Best Server of 2007 Junior World Championship.
Best Scorer from 2008-10 in the Russian Championship.
He holds the national sports title of Honoured Master of Sport.
(zenit-kazan.com, 25 Mar 2012)