Anton Avdeev

Anton Alekseyevich Avdeyev (also spelled Avdeev, Russian: Антон Алексеевич Авдеев; born 8 September 1986) is a Russian épée fencer.[1] He won a gold medal for his category at the 2009 World Fencing Championships in Antalya, Turkey, defeating Italy's Matteo Tagliariol.[2]

Anton Avdeev
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Personal information
Full nameAnton Alekseyevich Avdeyev
Born (1986-09-08) 8 September 1986 (age 34)
Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast,
Russian SFSR
Nationality Russia
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
WeaponÉpée
HandLeft-handed
ClubDynamo Moskva Oblast
FIE rankingcurrent ranking
Medal record
Men's fencing
Representing  Russia
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Antalya Individual épée
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Strasbourg Team épée

Avdeev represented Russia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed in the men's individual épée event. He received a bye for the second preliminary round, before losing out to France's Ulrich Robeiri, with a score of 11–15.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anton Avdeev". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Russian fencer wins gold in Turkey". The Voice of Russia. 5 October 2009. Archived from the original on 17 April 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Men's Individual Épée – Round of 32". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 20 August 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.

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