Russian amateur boxer, world champion of 1995, three-time European champion (1996, 1998, 2000), bronze medalist of the 1996 Olympic Games, winner of the Goodwill Games of 1994, four-time Russian champion (1994, 1995, 1998 2003), two-time world champion among military personnel (1994, 1999). Honored Master of Sports of Russia (1994).