|Birth name||Alexander Shakirov|
|Date of birth||20 January 1981|
|Place of birth||Ryazan, Russia|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
He currently plays for VVA-Podmoskovye Monino, in the Russian Professional League.
Shakirov had 58 caps for Russia, with 5 tries, 25 points in aggregate, from 2004 to 2014. He was called for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, where he played in three games against United States national rugby union team, Italy national rugby union team and Australia national rugby union team. Total of 123 minutes.
- "Alexander Shakirov", Marlborough Express, 15/09/2011, http://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/sport/rugby-world-cup-2011/5630250/Alexander-Shakirov
- "Alexander Shakirov", IRB website, http://www.rwc2011.irb.com/home/teams/team=756/player=23968/index.html (Accessed 25 April 2012)