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Alexey Voyevoda

Alexey  Voyevoda

Delegate of the Krasnodar district

Ambassador for Sochi 2014 Olympic Games

A professional bobsleigher since 2002, Voyevoda won silver in the four-man bobsleigh at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. He also won a bronze in the two-man event at the 2008 FIBT World Championships in Altenberg, Germany. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Voyevoda won a bronze in the two-man event. Before starting to train in bobsleigh Voyevoda held a good deal of recognition as a professional arm wrestler, having secured several Russian arm wrestling championships. His triumph over legendary arm-wrestler John Brzenk, was immortalized in the feature length documentary.

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