Aleksandr Shirshov

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Aleksandr Shirshov
Full name Aleksandr Sergeyevich Shirshov
Born (1972-08-25) 25 August 1972 (age 44)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Residence Moscow
Weapon(s) Sabre
Hand right-handed
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Club CSKA Moscow

Aleksandr Shirshov (Russian: Александр Сергеевич Ширшов; born 25 August 1972) is a Russian fencer. He won a gold medal in the team sabre event at the 1992 Summer Olympics.[1][2] He is now a fencing coach. 2013 World team champion Kamil Ibragimov is amongst his pupils.[3]


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Aleksandr Shirshov". Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  2. ^ "Aleksandr Shirshov Olympic Results". Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  3. ^ Andrei Morozov (19 April 2011). Камиль Ибрагимов: славный потомок великой династии. (in Russian).