Igor Tikhomirov

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Igor Tikhomirov
Personal information
Born (1963-05-04) 4 May 1963 (age 54)
Moscow, Russia
Sport
Sport Fencing

Igor Tikhomirov (Russian: Игорь Тихомиров) (born 4 May 1963) is a Canadian (former Soviet) épée fencer.

He competed for the USSR at the 1988 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the épée team competition.[1][2][3] During the Soviet part of his career he trained at Dynamo in Moscow.

Tikhomirov won the bronze medal for Canada at the épée 2006 World Fencing Championships after he lost 15-6 to Wang Lei in the semi final. Same year he won gold for Canada at Pan American Championships.[4] He also represented Canada at 2008 Beijing Olympic Games where he finished 15.[5]

He currently lives in Toronto where he runs the Sword Players Fencing Academy.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Igor Tikhomirov". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Igor Tikhomirov Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-03-18. Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Beijing 2008". The Markham Economist and Sun. The Markham Economist and Sun. 2008-08-09. p. 12. 
  4. ^ "Igor Tikhomirov - Team Canada Profile". 
  5. ^ "Canadian Fencing Olympians". 
  6. ^ "Sword Players Fencing Academy".