Aleksei Grishin

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For the Russian ice hockey player, see Alexei Grishin (ice hockey).
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Alexei Grishin on a 2010 Belarusian stamp
Personal information
Born 18 June 1979 (1979-06-18) (age 35)
Minsk, Belarus
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Freestyle skiing
Club RTsFVS Minsk oblast
Grishin at the 2010 Olympics

Aleksei Gennadyevich Grishin (Belarusian: Аляксей Генадзьевіч Грышын; Russian: Алексей Геннадьевич Гришин; born 18 June 1979) is a Belarusian freestyle skier who competed at five consecutive Olympics from 1998 to 2014. He won Belarus' only medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics, a bronze in aerials.[1] In 2010, he won the first ever winter Olympic gold medal for his country, again in the aerials. He finished fourth in 2006 and eighths in 1998.[2] He was the Olympic flag bearer for Belarus at the 2014 Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus, retrieved 20 January 2007.
  2. ^ Aleksey Grishin. sports-reference.com
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Oleg Antonenko
Flagbearer for  Belarus
Sochi 2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent