Oleg Zhestkov (RUS)

Oleg Zhestkov (RUS)

RURussian Federation
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
20 January 1987
188 cm
98 kg


General Interest

Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (kayak-canoe.ru, 18 Dec 2014)

Sport Specific Information

Why this sport?
He followed his two brothers, his mother and his cousin into the sport.
Name of coach
Alexander Zhdanov [national]


Olympic GamesK4 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Men3:06.8259Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 1000mEngland, London9 August 20122012Men2:57.3757Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:16.03710Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 1000mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:50.0856Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 1000mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:58.6921Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 1000mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men2:49.5163Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men2:52.1562Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men1:34.3885Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:21.5166Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men2:57.4795Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men3:03.5419Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men2:51.3946Best result