Evgeniy Garanichev

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Date of Birth: 02/13/1988

Age: 28

Place of birth: Novoiliynskiy

Citizenship: Russia


In the village Novoiliynskiy, where he was born and raised Garanichev Eugene, from sports clubs has only ski, so it is there after his parents brought the eldest son of eight Eugene. So he started ski racing, and rather successfully. At the World Championship in Italy Mals he and Andrew Feller, Petr Sedov Shakirzyanova and Raul became the first in the relay 4x5 km. And on the world championship among juniors and young people in the Italian town of Tarvisio in the relay 4x5 kilometers Quartet Russian team composed of Ivan Ivanov, Dmitry Vasilyev, Evgeny Garanicheva and Andrew Parfenov won second place. Russian athletes have given way to skiers from Sweden just 0.3 seconds.

Move to biathlon

In biathlon Eugene Garanichev passed in 2008 on the advice of his countryman Vladimir Alikina. In the Perm region there were no conditions for the development of skiing. Athletes are not even carried on fees, not enough sponsors. Then the young skier turned to the VA Alikin, who introduced him to Maxim Vladimirovich Kugaevsky, trainer Tyumen Biathlon Team.

The first successes in biathlon

The first and very significant success came to an athlete on the traditional competitions "Izhevsk Rifle", which brought together the strongest shooting skiers of the country. Eugene took the honorable 4th place in the individual race at 20 kilometers and the sprint went into the top ten. These results E. Garanichev earned the right to speak at the European Cup. In 2010 Russian Championships at Uvat in the sprint and pursuit was the fourth, and in the mass start became the bronze medalist. In 2011 he made his debut at the World Cup in Anterselva. In the first sprint race in 13th place. Debut in the relay race in the Russian team for Eugene fell by 23 January 2011, when he went to Stage 2, taking over from Anton Shipulin. As a result, biathlon shooting range 1 allowed 2 misses (used 2 additional rounds), then the second shooting using 1 additional cartridge, leaving to the transfer relay with 9.5 seconds gap from Bjorndalen. After losing in the final round of the eminent Norwegian still 0.2 seconds, passed the baton Andrew Makoveeva. The final protocol of the Russian national team are on the 4th place, behind the Germans, Italians and norvezhtsev.Na 2011 Universiade held in Turkey Garanichev took three medals: bronze in the sprint and silver in the pursuit and another silver in the mixed relay.

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