Igor Kuzmin

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Igor Kuzmin
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Born November 23, 1982

Igor Kuzmin (born November 23, 1982, in Narva, Estonia) is an Estonian rower. He is a member of rowing club "SK Narva Energia" located in Narva.

Junior years[edit]

In 2000 Kuzmin competed in the Junior World Rowing Championships in the single sculls event earning 12 position. In 2002 he competed in the U-23 World Regatta with Andrei Jämsä in the double sculls event earning 7th position.

Olympic Games[edit]

His first appearance in the Olympic Games was in Athens 2004, where he competed in the quadruple sculls event with Andrei Jämsä, Andrei Šilin and Oleg Vinogradov earning 9th position overall.

Kuzmin's second appearance at the Olympics was in Beijing 2008 where he competed in the quadruple sculls event with Allar Raja, Vladimir Latin and Kaspar Taimsoo. The men were 4th in their preliminary heat and won the repechage. In the semifinals they finished fourth and did not get to Final A. The final place was 9th as they finished third in Final B.

World championships[edit]

Kuzmin debuted in the World Rowing Championships in 2002 in Seville, Spain, he was a member of the qudruple sculls team with Tõnu Endrekson, Andrei Šilin, and Silver Sonntak. They won the Final B and earned 7th place.

2003 in Milan, Italy he competed in the double sculls event with Jämsä, earning 9th position overall.

Kuzmin won his first World Championships medal in 2006 in Eton, Great Britain in the quadruple sculls event with Jämsä, Endrekson and Allar Raja.

2007 in Munich, Germany he competed in the quadruple sculls event with Raja, Vladimir Latin and Kaspar Taimsoo earning 8th position.

2009 in Poznań, Poland ha was again a part of the Estonia's quadruple sculls team, this time together with Andrei Jämsä, Tõnu Endrekson and Vladimir Latin. The team achieved 10th position overall.

European Championships[edit]

2007 in Poznań, Poland he competed in the quadruple sculls event with Raja, Latin and Taimsoo earning 5th position.

2009 in Brest, Belarus he was a member of the qudruple sculls team with Valeri Prosvirin, Tõnu Endrekson and Andrei Jämsä. They earned 8th place.

2010 in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal Kuzmin, Prosvirin, Jämsä and Latin were 8th once more.

Rowing World Cup[edit]

Year Event Position Class
2002 Hazewinkel, Belgium 5th Quadruple Sculls
Lucerne, Switzerland 4th Quadruple Sculls
2003 Milan, Italy 11th Quadruple Sculls
Munich, Germany 13th Double Sculls
2004 Poznań, Poland 4th Quadruple Sculls
Munich, Germany 2nd Quadruple Sculls
Lucerne, Switzerland 10th Quadruple Sculls
2005 Eton, Great Britain 23rd Single Sculls
Munich, Germany 13th Double Sculls
2006 Munich, Germany 7th Double Sculls
Lucerne, Switzerland 6th Double Sculls
2007 Linz, Austria 3rd Double Sculls
Lucerne, Switzerland 11th Quadruple Sculls
2008 Munich, Germany 7th Quadruple Sculls
Poznań, Poland 7th Quadruple Sculls
2009 Munich, Germany 10th Double Sculls
Lucerne, Switzerland 8th Quadruple Sculls
2010 Bled, Slovenia 14th Single Sculls
Lucerne, Switzerland 18th Single Sculls

Henley Royal Regatta[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kuzmin, Raja, Latin and Taimsoo celebrating the Queen Mother Challenge Cup victory". Henley Royal Regatta. Retrieved on 2009-09-07