Sergej Ignatov

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Sergei Ignatov (in Russian Сергей Игнатов) (born 1950 in Chemnitz, Germany) is a Russian juggler, known as "The Poet of Juggling",[1] notable for his numbers juggling.

At his prime during the 1970–90 period, Sergei Ignatov worked with up to 7 large balls in his performance, and 9 in practice. He frequently performed 11 rings in his act, and juggled them for 22 catches in his practice. Also in his show was 5 clubs. Ignatov is notable for his five club backcrosses, where he would throw the clubs crossing behind his back and over his shoulder while walking in a circle.

Uncle of Sergey Ignatov (junior).

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  1. ^ "A Genius of Juggling". The Wall Street Journal. April 19, 2010. Retrieved March 4, 2016. 

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