Anton Belov Russian hockey: biogrfiya, sports career, personal life
Anton Belov, whose biography is presented in this article, is a famous Russian hockey player. Winner of the gold and silver medals of the world championships. Playing roles - defender. He plays in the KHL for SKA St. peterbuzhsky.
Biography of athlete
Anton Belov was born in July 1986 in Ryazan. Boy with a childhood dream to become an athlete, he could not decide in what form the competition. Having tried several disciplines, he focused on hockey. Peer different strong growth, good potential and tremendous dedication.
As Belov family moved to Chelyabinsk, here Anton attended hockey section. At first it was a school of "Mechel", then he trained in the "Tractor".
After a well-conducted games on the junior competitions 17-year-old Anton Belov sign a professional contract with one of the most famous clubs in the country - CSKA Moscow. Thus began his journey into the adult hockey.
After moving to Moscow defender for another year in favor of the youth team, "army", gradually getting acquainted with the style of play of the new team. Starting with the 2004/05 season, Anton Belov - adult hockey team CSKA. In a first for themselves regular season RSL, he played in 30 matches in which "scored" only 14 minutes spent in the penalty box.
Belov The following season was to get more playing time. As he played 18 matches, he recorded in the active two assists. Anton also played for the first time in a playoff game RSL. In the 2006/07 season Belov became a player of the basic structure as well as the first time threw the puck into the goal. Total defender has played 49 matches and scored 9 (4 + 5) points. 12 more fights he spent in the playoff series. In the next, the last one for himself in CSKA Anton Belov season became one of the leaders of the Moscow team. He played in 54 games, scored one goal and gave 4 assists.
In 2008, Belov becomes Omsk "Vanguard", which immediately establishes his place in the starting lineup. After a fairly successful two regular season KHL 2010/11 season is more successful for Anton. In 54 games, he scored 14 (4 + 10) points.
In April 2012 doping scandal erupted involving Belova. His blood had traces of the banned substance methylhexaneamine, which fell into the body with drugs. As a result, the hockey player was suspended from all competitions and training camps for three months.
Season 2012/13 Anton brought a new record performance. In 46 matches on his account 9 of goals and 17 assists. With such figures, he became the highest scoring defender in the "Vanguard" and was invited to participate in the All-Star Game CHL.
Upon completion of Anton Belov season he decided to try his hand in the world's most prestigious league - NHL. He signed a one-year contract with the Canadian Club, "Edmonton Oilers". In 57 regular season games, he scored one goal and gave 6 assists.
In 2014, Belov returned to Russia, where he signed a 4-year contract by the St. Petersburg SKA. In the first season for himself in the new team defender played in 36 games, which scored 8 (3 + 5) points. In the playoffs, the series is also one of the best players was recognized Anton Belov. SKA that season won the Gagarin Cup.
appearances for the national team Russia
The first form of Russian national team Belov tried in 2003, when he was summoned to the junior team. In its composition, he won the bronze medal of the world championship. A year later Russia Anton became a part of the best team in the same tournament.
In 2005, Belov sent back to the World Cup, but in the youth team. And he remains again without medal - Russia ranks second.
Starting in 2013, Anton Belov - hockey national team. He became involved in Russia's disastrous home Olympics. In the same year, becoming the world champion. On the victorious Russian tournament he played in 10 games, scored 2 goals and gave 3 assists. A year later, Belov became the silver medalist of the world championship.
In February 2012, Anton Belov married his longtime girlfriend Elena. Wife as her husband shared hobbies that she started playing amateur hockey. She even managed to collect the women's team.
Anton and Elena Belovy a daughter, whom they named Taisa.