Yevgeny Sergeyevich Popov
Yevgeny Popov began taking part in bobsleigh competitions in 1996. He was promoted to the national bobsleigh team just a year later. Popow takes part in both the two-man and the four-man bobsleigh competition. Among his most important pushers are or were Dmitri Stjopuschkin , Dmitri Trunenkow , Alexei Andryunin , Roman Oreschnikow and Pyotr Makarchuk . Since 2004 he has been one of the world's top bobsleighers in both bobsleigh classes.
In his first World Cup season in 2004/2005, he did not get beyond sixth place in the Altenberg 2-man bobsleigh race . In the following season he celebrated the first podium of his career in the four-man bobsleigh with third place in Cesana Pariol . With three World Cup victories and two second places, the 2006/2007 season was his most successful to date. In the four-man competition, he won the overall World Cup this season. At the Olympic Winter Games of Turin in 2006, he finished ninth among the four- and the 18th place in the two-.
Since the 2007/08 season, Popow stagnated in his performances. By the 2008/09 season they began to deteriorate noticeably. After Popow refused to work with the association to improve materials, he had to leave the World Cup team at the end of 2008.
- Yevgeny Sergejewitsch Popow in the database of the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation
- Yevgeny Sergejewitsch Popov in the infosport.ru database (Russian)
- Date of birth of Yevgeny Popov at ibsf.org ( memento of the original from September 24, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
|SURNAME||Popov, Yevgeny Sergeyevich|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Попов, Евгений Сергеевич; Popov, Yevgeniy|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Russian bobsleigh pilot|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 25, 1976|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Krasnoyarsk|