Evgeny Viktorovich Plushenko – Russian figure skater, Honored Master of Sports, world champion, Olympic champion.
Eugene was born on November 3, 1982 in the town of Solnechny, Khabarovsk Territory. At the age of four, a move to Volgograd took place in the biography of Evgeny Plushenko. It was there that Eugene began to figure skating. To be able to train further, he moved to St. Petersburg. There he continued to perfect the skill of figure skating in a sports school. After graduation from the general education school he entered the Lesgaft Physical Culture University, which he graduated in 2005. Then in the biography of Plushenko followed training at the Engineering and Economics University of St. Petersburg.
The first big sports victory Plushenko took place in the 1996-1997 season. Then he became the first at the World Junior Championships. Already in the next season he took third place at the World Championships, as well as the Russian Championship, the second – at the European Championships. For the first time in his biography, Evgeni Plushenko became the world champion in 2001. Then he repeated the result twice more. Five times the figure skater won the European Championship. He has many awards, titles, awards. During his career he won 52 gold medals.
Evgeni Plushenko performed together with Dima Bilan at Eurovision in 2008. Plushenko also conducts active public work – he is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Petersburg.