Born on October 15, 1936 in Gomel.
The champion of the XVII Olympic Games 1960 in Rome in 1000m together with Sergey Makarenko.
Their duo became the first Olympic champions of the BSSR.
Was awarded the title “Merited Master of Sports”, “Merited Coach”, “Merited Master of Physical Culture and Sport”, and Order“Badge of Honor”.
Honorary Citizen of Gomel.