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Pavel Vladislavovich Sukhov (Russian: Па́вел Владисла́вович Су́хов, born 7 May 1988) is a Russian fencer.[1] He won the gold medal at the 2012 European Championships.[2] He won the bronze medal in the 2013 World Fencing Championships.[3] He was part of the Russian team that won gold at the 2017 European Championships.[2]

Pavel Sukhov
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Sukhov at the 2014 Challenge RFF (Paris World Cup)
Personal information
Full namePavel Vladislavovich Sukhov
Born (1988-05-07) 7 May 1988 (age 30)
Samara, Kuybyshev AO, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Weapon(s)Épée
HandRight-handed
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
FIE rankingcurrent ranking

CareerEdit

He began fencing at the age of 9.[2] He originally played tennis but switched to fencing when his coach moved abroad.[2] He made his international debut for Russia at the 2008 Doha World Cup event.[2]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Men's épée, but was defeated in the first round by eventual bronze medal Jung Jin-sun.[4] He was also defeated in the first round of the 2016 Summer Olympics men's individual épée by eventual champion Park Sang-young.[5] The Russian team also lost in the first round of the men's team épée event.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ London2012.com Archived 28 January 2013 at Archive.is
  2. ^ a b c d e "Fencer - SUKHOV Pavel - RUSSIA - FIE - International Fencing Federation". fie.org. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Fencer - SUKHOV Pavel - RUSSIA - FIE - International Fencing Federation". fie.org. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Pavel Sukhov". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Rio 2016 - Men's Épée Individual". www.Rio2016.com. 26 August 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Men's Épée Team". www.Rio2016.com. 6 August 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2016.