Petr Dmitrievich Dron (Russian: Пётр Дмитриевич Дрон; born 28 August 1985 in Saint Petersburg) is a Russian curler and curling coach. He lives in St. Petersburg. He competed at the 2013 World Curling Championships, and at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.[1] He currently coaches the Russian men's junior team.[2]

Petr Dron
Пётр Дрон
Born (1985-08-28) 28 August 1985 (age 38)
Curling clubAdamant CC, Saint Petersburg
SkipOleg Krasikov
ThirdPetr Dron
SecondSergei Varlamov
LeadDanil Kiba
AlternateMatvei Vakin
Curling career
Member Association Russia
World Championship
2 (2013, 2014)
World Mixed Doubles Championship
2 (2010, 2015)
European Championship
5 (2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013)
1 (2014)
Medal record
Representing  Russia
Mixed doubles curling
World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 Chelyabinsk

Career edit

Dron has been playing on curling competitions since 1996. He finished the Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health. Nationally, Dron won the Federation Cup of Russia (2010–2011), and thrice the Russian Men's Curling Championship (2007, 2011, 2013). He was a member of the Russian team at the 2013 World Men's Curling Championship and at the European Curling Championships in 2012 and 2013. Dron won the 2010 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship with Yana Nekrasova.

At the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, his team automatically qualified and became 7th there. In 2016, Dron and Victoria Moiseeva won the Latvian Mixed Doubles Curling Cup, defeating Spaniards Otaegi / Unanue.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ "Petr Dron". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. Archived from the original on 16 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  2. ^ "World Junior Curling Championships 2020. Entry List by Country" (PDF). world-curling-federation. Retrieved 19 May 2024.
  3. ^ "Latvian Mixed Doubles Curling Cup 2016. Результаты". Retrieved 19 May 2024.

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