Member of the Board of Trustees of «Almaty Triathlon Federation»
Kazakh professional cyclist, Olympic champion in 2012 in the group race and winner of the Grand Tour «Tour of Spain» in 2006, two-time winner of professional races «Paris-Nice» and «Liège–Bastogne–Liège», Champion of Asia in 2009, Champion of Kazakhstan in 2005. Merited Sports Master of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1994).
From 2013 - general manager of the cyclist team «Astana Pro Team».
Graduated from the Faculty of Physical Education of the M. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University, teacher of physical culture. He is a member of the national cycling team of Kazakhstan from 1996.
He was awarded the Order of Parasat (2000) and the Order of Barys of the 2nd rank (2006), as well as a badge of honour «For Merits in the Development of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan» (08.2014).