Where it all began?
It began in Siberia where I was born. My father was playing Table Tennis, I would say for fun, and he took me to the evening practice with him, so it began at home!
Happiest moment on the table?
When you make a backhand counter spin ha ha!.
Most difficult opponents?
I would say Apolonia, Karlberg and Shang Kun.
One F/H One B/H and interval training ha ha!
The European Youth Championships because you are part of a team and it’s always during the summer (on now in Croatia). You spend time with your friends and yes these are nice memories I cherish from my career.
One great tip for aspiring young players?
Great tip is to practice even when you’re tired and don’t feel like it. You have to stand up and go to practice, don’t be lazy, this is the biggest problem!
Image from Vladimirs Instagram