Aleksey Korovashkov (RUS)

Aleksey Korovashkov (RUS)

RURussian Federation
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
01 April 1992
Height
182 cm
Weight
85 kg
Residence
Stupino, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Moscow Institute of Economics, Politics and Law: Russia

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Composing and performing rap music, camping, exploring new places. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015; sportscene.tv, 13 Oct 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, and 2014 World Championships in Moscow, Russia. (pridnestrovie-daily.net, 10 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I want to succeed in sport and family life, anything else is not quite so important." (sportscene.tv, 13 Oct 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (minsport.gov.ru, 21 Dec 2015)

For his performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] from the president of Russia. (pravo.gov.ru, 15 Aug 2012)
Other information
EARLY DAYS
He believes a particularly memorable race when he was a junior helped him progress in the sport. "It was my first junior race. I was leading for the whole race but just before the finish line I capsized. I was distraught. I was lucky though, the race official saw my will to win and gave me the medal. Maybe that medal made me love this sport more." (sportscene.tv, 13 Oct 2014)

International Debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Trasona, ESP

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried canoeing at age four and took up the sport seriously at age 10 in Bender, Moldova.
Why this sport?
"Before paddling, I tried many sports; judo, football, swimming, basketball, and even competed in chess. But none of them touched me as much as paddling."
Club / Team
Moscow Region Centre of Olympic Sports [RUS] / Dynamo [RUS]:
Name of coach
Vladimir Loginov, RUS, from 2004

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesC2 1000mEngland, London9 August 20122012Men3:36.4143Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men39.0894Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men36.3471Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men38.1432Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men35.3501Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men1:35.8291Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:43.6021Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men3:34.2925Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men2:46.9551Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Men3:39.1734Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:37.8041Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men36.8281Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men1:43.8481Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:38.5522Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men42.4401Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men37.5701Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men1:41.0671Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:32.7882Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men1:42.2061Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Men3:33.5481Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men40.5394Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:28.5841Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSpain, Trasona3 July 20102010Men3:34.7452Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian23 August 20152015Men24Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian10 August 20142014Men3Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian1 September 20132013Men19Best result