Further Personal Information
||Toronto, ON, CAN
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He started the sport at age six in Russia.
|Why this sport?
||He comes from a family of wrestlers and his father introduced him to the sport.
|Club / Team
|Name of coach
||Stan Tzogas, Kimin Kim
||Sketching and spending time with family and friends. (Ossetians.com, 09 May 2012)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||Prays before a match. (Ossetians.com, 09 May 2012)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"If God is with me, who is against me." (Ossetians.com, 09 May 2012)
|Awards and honours
||In 2008 and 2009 he earned the outstanding wrestler award at Canada Cup of International Wrestling. (guadalajara.olympic.ca, 09 May 2012)
||RUSSIA TO USA TO CANADA
Born in Russia, he moved to the United States with his parents in 1998. After spending four years in the US he returned to Russia in 2002, but was unable to gain entry back into the United States. He then moved to Canada in 2005 and took citizenship there. (ossetians.com, 24 Aug 2010)