Dmitry Trunenkov

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Dmitry Trunenkov
Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Trunenkov 24 February 2014.jpeg
Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Trunenkov 24 February 2014
Personal information
Born (1984-04-19) April 19, 1984 (age 30)
Taseyevo, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia[1]

Dmitry Vyacheslavovich Trunenkov (Russian: Дмитрий Вячеславович Труненков; born 19 April 1984) is a Russian bobsledder who has competed since the early 2000s. He won the silver medal in the four-man event at the 2008 FIBT World Championships in Altenberg, Germany. He won a gold medal at the 2009 Bobsleigh European Championship in St. Moritz, Switzerland and three European silver medals, all in the four-man event.

Trunenkov originally took up sprinting whilst at university[1] before switching to bobsleigh at the age of 21.[1][2]

At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Trunenkov crashed during the four-man event.

Trunenkov has a degree in industrial and civil construction from Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Architecture and Construction,[2][1] which became part of the Siberian Federal University in 2006. He holds the title of Merited Master of Sport in Russia. He is married to Elena and they have a daughter, Dana.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Rumyantsev, Sergey (15 October 2013). "Russian bobsleigh star Dmitry Trunenkov: 'We are more focused on boarding'". Voice of Russia. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Athletes: Dmitry Trunenkov". 2014 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 

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