Years of life: 09.01.1964 - 05.06.2009 years.
By the decision of the Chelyabinsk City Duma on August 27, 2002 number 18/2 he was awarded the title of the "Honorary Citizen of the city of Chelyabinsk."
He was a swimmer, master of sports of the USSR, Honored Master of Sports of the Russian Federation, the seven-time medalist of the Paralympic Games, a 4-fold participant and winner, champion of Paralympic Games, World and European champion in swimming among the disabled. He worked as vice-president of the Paralympic Committee of Russia, led the elaboration of disabled sports development programs in the Chelyabinsk region.
He was awarded the Order of Friendship, the Medal "For Service to the Motherland» of the II degree.