Yuri Kushnarev

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Yuri Kushnarev
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Date of birth (1985-06-06) 6 June 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Moscow
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 210 lb (15 st 0 lb; 95 kg)
Rugby union career
Current team Yenisey-STM Krasnoyarsk
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–Present  Russia 76 (544)

Yuri Kushnarev (Russian: Юрий Кушнарёв) (born Moscow, 6 June 1985) is a Russian rugby union player. He plays as a fly-half.

Kushnarev plays for Yenisey-STM Krasnoyarsk in the Russian League.

He has 76 caps for Russia, since 2005, with 10 tries, 76 conversions and 114 penalties scored, 544 points on aggregate. Kushnarev was part of the Russian squad at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in three games and scoring one penalty.[1][2] He has been one of the best players and top scorers for Russia.


  1. ^ "Profile". 2011 Rugby World Cup Official Site. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Italy 53 Russia 17: match report". Daily Telegraph. 20 September 2011. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 

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