Aleksandr Shmurnov

Aleksandr Ivanovich Shmurnov (born December 8, 1966; Moscow, RSFSR, USSR) is a Russian sports journalist, radio host, television commentator for the Russian Match TV. Former chief editor of a sports Internet portal The creator of the training center Sports journalist.[1]

Aleksandr Shmurnov
Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Шмурно́в
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Aleksandr Ivanovich Shmurnov

(1966-12-08) 8 December 1966 (age 54)


Born on December 8, 1966 in Moscow. He graduated from the French special school No. 18 (currently 1275), then the Moscow Aviation Institute. I joined the sports journalism since 1992.

In 1992-1993 he was the editor and host of a sports broadcast on the radio station Business Wave. In 1993-2001 he was the author, columnist, and editor of the international department of the weekly Football, in 1995 he was one of the leading software Football Review on Ostankino Channel. In 1994, he was among the first journalists of NTV sports editorial.[2] Getting up before a choice, continued to work in the Football, which until then was anxious to get there.[3] In 2001–2009 years - the browser, then the chief of the sports newspaper Gazeta. In 2009-2010, the publisher of the Encyclopedia of World Football. From 2011 to 2014 - chief editor of the sports internet portal[4]

Since 2003 to 2015, he was the commentator of TV Company NTV Plus.[4] Basically commented football games. In 2003-2004 he led the author's program of fan organizations Evrofanklub of NTV Plus Football.[5] Also I worked for many years on the channel Tennis, covered all the Grand Slam tournaments, the matches of the Davis Cup and Fed Cup. He worked as a commentator for cycling at the Olympic Games in 2008.[6] Spent the last editions of the football talk show 90 minutes+ instead of Georgy Cherdantsev.[7] The main tool for TV commentator considers relevant and emotional reaction to the actions of the players. In particular, he said:

There are four whales TV coverage — the truth, emotion, thought and sound.

Since November 2015 works as a commentator of football, as well as the leading documentary series Everything for Euro! and the UEFA Europa League on TV viewing Match TV.[8] Since March 2016 leads a program overview 8-16 on the TV channel Nash Football.[9]

Aleksandr Shmurnov is married and has three children. In addition to native Russian speaker, fluent in French and Spanish.[10]


  1. ^ Центр «Спортивный журналист» проводит набор абитуриентов — Чемпионат.com
  2. ^ "Александр Шмурнов: "НТВ-Плюс для меня - родина, а родину я не предам"". 2012-03-02.
  3. ^ "Александр Шмурнов". СпортЭфир.
  4. ^ a b "Александр Шмурнов: Журналистика в заднице. Потому что нет свободы слова". 2014-09-05.
  5. ^ "Как это было. Inside: Организация первого в истории ARSSC съезда на матч Локомотив-Арсенал". Arsenal F.C. 2003-09-30.
  6. ^ "Я ненавижу тех, кто болеет только за победителей". Московские новости. 2013-03-06.
  7. ^ "90 минут плюс будут называться 8-16". 2016-02-19.
  8. ^ Звёздные новички канала «Матч ТВ»
  9. ^ "8-16 и новая студия платных каналов". 2016-03-01.
  10. ^ "Шмурнов: "Я не форматен не как комментатор, а как личность"". EuroFootball. 2015-01-16. Archived from the original on 2016-05-09. Retrieved 2016-09-06.

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