Alexander Yanyushkin

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Alexander Yanyushkin
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Date of birth (1982-10-30) October 30, 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Penza, Russia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Scrum-half, fly-half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
VVA-Podmoskovje
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002-  Russia 58 (111)

Alexander Yanyushkin (Russian: Александр Янюшкин) (born Penza, 30 October 1982) is a Russian rugby union player. He plays as a fly-half and as a scrum-half.

He currently plays for VVA-Podmoskovye Monino, in the Russian Professional League.

Yanyshkin counts 58 caps for Russia, since 2002, with 9 tries, 9 conversions and 16 penalties scored, 111 points in aggregate. He is one of the top scorers for Russia. He was called for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in three games and scoring a try.[1]

He was also part of the squad of the Russia in 2012 Hong Kong Sevens.

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