Yury Postrigay (RUS)

Yury Postrigay (RUS)

RURussian Federation
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
31 August 1988
Height
185 cm
Weight
82 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Anastasia
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Law - Moscow Academy of Finance and Law: Russia

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Cars, books. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2016)
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 of Friendship from the president of Russia. (kremlin.ru, 13 Aug 2012)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He pursued his post-graduate studies at the Moscow State Academy of Physical Education. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2016)

International Debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Dartmouth, NS, CAN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in 1998 at age 10 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
Why this sport?
"At first, I took up paddling for entertainment. But after becoming a champion of Yekaterinburg, I felt the thrill of winning."
Club / Team
Krylatskoye Centre of Sports Preparation [RUS] / Dynamo [RUS]:
Name of coach
Alexander Samokhotsky [personal], RUS, from 2006

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesK2 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men33.5071Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men35.5305Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men30.9662Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men1:30.5594Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men31.1276Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:25.4024Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men31.1821Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:27.9672Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men1:38.4043Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men31.7484Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men33.1185Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men31.3964Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men35.7728Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men32.8724Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men36.0503Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men32.2452Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men31.9941Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men1:39.4181Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Men32.3876Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Men25Best result