Graduated from the Belorussian Institute of Physical Culture, 1973.
Honoured Master of Sports (fencing),
1967. From 1969, with the Armed Forces in Minsk. World champion,
Olympic champion, 1972, and, with his team, in 1968 and 1976. USSR champion, 1973 and 1978. In 1973, the International Fencing Federation named him the world’s best fencer.