Please tell us about yourself.
I was born in the city of Tashkent.
How did you get into rugby?
A classmate in college told me about such a sport as rugby, I became interested in it and told me where the training takes place. That’s how I got into rugby.
How old were you?
I was 15-16 years old.
What do you like most about rugby?
In rugby, I liked the cohesion and respect for each other, as well as the friendly team in the team.
Who was your first coach?
My first rugby coaches were Kulikov D.A. and Kasymbarov T.A.
Does your family play rugby besides you?
In my family, no one plays rugby, one person in the family is enough.
How long have you been a coach yourself?
I have been a coach since 2016
Who do you train girls or boys?
At the beginning of his coaching career, he trained children of boys and girls. Now he is more focused on working with juniors.
What is their age group?
Age category of athletes up to 18 years.
What difficulties arise at work?
There are a lot of difficulties in the work, at the moment there is a problem with the material and technical base, the lack of a permanent gym for training in the autumn-winter period.
How does rugby help you in life?
Rugby gives me a lot of positive emotions in my life, and it will also allow me to meet different people from different countries.
What are your plans for the future?
We are preparing for the Asian Under-18 Championship among youths and the Asian Youth Games, which will be held in Shantau (China) in December this year.
Thank you very much for the interview.
Press-secretary of the rugby federation of Uzbekistan