Only Russian gold medallist at the 1908 Olympic Games. 1st prize at the World Championship,
1903, and European Championship,
1904, 1908, in figure skating. Repeatedly Russian champion in pistolshooting, 1906-1917.
Taught figureskating in Leningrad from the 1930s. Taught at the Leningrad Institute of Physical Culture.
Born January 8, 1872