Born on June 17, 1946 in Brykovo village, Moscow region.
The champion of the Games of the XXI Summer Olympiad 1976 in Montreal in rifle competitions.
The bronze medalist of the Games of the XXII Summer Olympiad 1980 in Moscow.
Set the world and Olympic records in rifle shooting.
Was awarded the title “Merited Master of Sports”, Order “Badge of Honour”.