Artem Kuzyakin
Was born
10.03.1980
Age
37 years
Citizenship
Russia
Position
Forward
Height
202 ct
Weight
95 kg
Player statistic

Biography

Artem Alexseevich Kuzyakin was born on March 10th, 1980 in Leningrad.

As a child, Artem Alekseevich was swimmer as well as a  football and hockey player. But once he was 10 years old, Artem had a grown spurt and earned an invitation from a basketball coach to come try out. As he himself says, by that point he was a bit tired of swimming and he immediately fell for basketball.

Kuzyakin finished the Admiral Sports Academy and began his professional career at Spartak, where he spent 5 seasons. His biggest achievement so far has come in his country’s championship, he received a silver medal in 2005 in European club tournaments and in the FIBA EuroChallenge in 2006. Since then Kuzyakin has added trophies from the Russian Cup (silver) and a bronze from the EuroChallennge

As Artem Kuzyakin was born and raised in St. Petersburg, he is a fan both of FC Zenit and SKA and has become friends with a number of the hockey and football players.

Sports Academy: Admiralteyskaya (St. Petersburg)

Clubs:

1999/2004 - Spartak (St. Petersburg )
2004-05 - Dynamo ( Moscow)
2005-06 - "Ural Great (Perm )
2006/08 - Lokomotiv-Rostov
2008/10 - UNICS (Kazan)
2010-11 - Krasnye Krylia (Samara )
2011/14 - "Triumph" ( Moscow Region)