At the 2012 Trophée Monal
18 December 1991 |
Alma Ata, Kazakhstan
|Height||1.84 metres (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||86 kilograms (190 lb)|
|National coach(es)||Valery Dimov|
|FIE Ranking||current raking|
Alexanin began fencing in 2002 at the instigation of his mother. His first coach was Igor Yarmolkevich. He was then placed under the responsibility of national épée coach Valery Dimov. He made his international debut in the 2010–11 season at the Legnano World Cup. A year later, he won the bronze at the Trophée Monal. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Men's épée, but was defeated in the first round by Silvio Fernández. He placed 5th at the 2013 Asian Fencing Championships in Shanghai and 7th at the 2013 World Fencing Championships in Budapest. He currently stands 21st, a career best, in FIE rankings.
Alexanin studied at the Kazakh Academy of Sports and Tourism. His elder brother Sergey is also a fencer.
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