Roman Petrushenko

Date of birth:
25 December 1980
Roman Petrushenko (BLR)

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Fishing, driving. (baku2015.com, 16 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the K4 1000m at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (baku2015.com, 16 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2009 Best Athlete of Belarus alongside his canoeing partner Vadzim Makhnev. (para.by, 02 Jan 2010)

In 2009 he was named a Honorary Citizen of the Kalinkovichi region of Belarus in recognition of his services to sport. (kalinkovichi.gomel-region.by, 2015)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Belarus. (canoeing.by, 26 Dec 2011)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He lectures in physical education at Mazyr State Pedagogical University in Belarus. (kalinkovichi.gomel-region.by, 2015; sportpanorama.by, 17 Jun 2011)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in 1998.
Club / Team
Dinamo Sports Club: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Vladimir Shantarovich [national], BLR

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
25 December 1980
Height
191 cm
Weight
91 kg
Family
Son Yaroslav
Occupation
Athlete, Professor
Languages
Russian