Victor Keyru

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Victor Keyru
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Keyru with Spartak in 2011
Personal information
Born (1984-01-31) January 31, 1984 (age 33)
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Nationality Russian
Listed height 6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–2014
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Career history
2003–2005 UNICS Kazan
2005–2006 Dynamo Saint Petersburg
2006–2007 Spartak Primorje
2007–2008 UNICS Kazan
2008–2010 CSKA Moscow
2010–2011 Dynamo Moscow
2011–2012 Spartak St. Petersburg
2013–2014 Krasnye Krylia
Career highlights and awards

Victor Keyru (alternate spelling: Viktor Keirou) (Russian: Виктор Джонович Кейру; born January 31, 1984) is a Russian former professional basketball player. Standing at 2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in), he played both the small forward and the shooting guard positions. He represented the Russian national basketball team.

Pro career[edit]

Keyru joined CSKA Moscow in June 2008.[1] In July 2010 he signed with Dynamo Moscow.[2]

Russian national basketball team[edit]

Keyru has also been a member of the senior Russian national basketball team. He competed with Russia at the 2008 Olympics Basketball Tournament.


  • His father John Carew is from Sierra Leone (he represented his country in 100m competition at the 1980 Olympics) and his mother is Ukrainian.
  • His sister Katerina Keyru played for Russia's women's Under-21 national basketball team.
  • His brother Olah Keyru (Ола Кейру) is a famous TV-series actor on MTV Russia.


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