Denis Ablyazin

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Updated On December 18, 2022

Penza, Russia
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Penza, Russia

Denis Ablyazin is a professional artistic gymnast who is the 7-time victor of the Olympic Games and hails from Russia. Denis Ablyazin is even a 3-time European vault victor of the years 2013, 2014, and 2019.

Early Life

Denis Ablyazin’s birthdate is 3rd August 1992 and his birthplace is Penza, Penza Oblast, Russia. The full name of the gymnast is Denis Mikhailovich Ablyazin. Likewise, he holds a Russian nationality. His age as of 2022 is twenty-nine years old and his zodiac sign is Leo. Unfortunately, there is no information about Ablyazin’s family and education. The name of his parents is Lyubov and Mikhail Ablyazin. He started practicing ice hockey to be a hockey player when he was just a child. Also, he learned to cycle and play football at the same time.

Career and Professional Life

The gymnast initially took part in the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in March. It took place in Cottbus, Germany where he got the 4th position. Then, he took part at the European Championships in April in Berlin, Germany, positioning in 6th place. In October, he participated in the World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. The gymnast then was chosen to signify Russia at the European Championships in May 2012, in Montpellier, France. He managed to be the victor of 2 bronze medals in the rings and vault finals.

Denis also took part in the national club at the Summer Olympics of the year 2012 in the men’s artistic club all-around. He went on to be the single Russian male gymnast who won 2 medals at the Summer Olympics of the year 2012. In March, he participated in the World Cup, in France, winning gold on rings and getting in 2nd position on the floor. Similarly, in April, he was the victor of the gold medal at the European Championships of the year 2013 in Moscow, Russia, counting 15.408. In July, Denis’s Russian club went on to compete at the Summer Universiade of the year 2013 in Kazan, Russia.

They happened to be the winner of the gold medal while playing against Ukraine and Japan. In the end, the gymnast got into 2nd position, both on rings and vault. After then, he took part in the World Championships in September, Antwerp, Belgium, however, didn’t get further. At the season’s beginning, he participated in the World Cup that took place in Cottbus, Germany. He got in the 1st position in the rings and floor finals. As of May, he together with his co-players participated in the European Championships of the year 2014 in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Separately, Denis got into 1st place in every event he got qualified and won the gold medal on the floor. He then was the victor of 4 gold medals which made him the most prosperous gymnast in the whole European Championships of the year 2014. In October, he participated in the same year’s World Championships, which happened in Nanning, China, acquiring 5th position. From 25th to 29th May, his team became the victor of Russia the Team Gold at the 2016 European Championships of the year 2016. Moreover, he also got eligible to 2 apparatus finals captivating silver in Ring and ended 7th in Vault.

From 6th to 16th August, Denis and the Russian club were participants in the Summer Olympics of the year 2016. It happened in Rio de Janeiro and they received silver medals. Ablyazin was again eligible for 2 apparatus championships, winning bronze in rings and also silver in vault against Ri Se Gwang. Then, he paused after that to get well from constant ankle hurts and give some time to his son, Yaroslav. From 23rd to 27th August, the gymnast got back to compete at the Russian Cup and won bronze in the club event and gold in rings there.

Denis Ablyazin

Caption: Denis Ablyazin performing (Source: Instagram)

Some more

Ablyazin then took part at the World Championships in Montreal, Canada from 2nd to 8th October 2017. There he got just one medal, a silver in the single still rings event final. In April, he participated in the European Championships which took place in Szczecin, Poland, positioning 1st. Again, he took part at the World Championships in October, in Stuttgart, Germany, placing 6th on rings, and his club acquired 1st overall. At the Summer Olympics of the year 2020,  in Tokyo, Japan, Denis participated with the Russian Olympic Committee which is a Russian club.

The players became the winner of the Olympic gold together with a joint score of 262.5. In addition, he fortified his silver medal on the distinct vault happening along with the last score of 14.783. It was purely unsuccessful as Ablyazin got placed lesser than South Korea’s Shin Jea-hwan. This happened due to the tie-breaking had operated contrary to him once more just like in the single floor ending at the Summer Olympics of the year 2012 in London while posting the 2nd maximum last score of 15.800. However, tie-breaking guidelines granted him the bronze medal in arrears Japan’s Kōhei Uchimura instead.

Net Worth

Denis has been earning an impressive amount of money from his hard work to this day. The primary source of Ablyazin is his professional career as an artistic gymnast. Likewise, the gymnast has also been earning several sponsorships and endorsements with famous brands. His estimated net worth must be between $3 million to $5 million however, there is no information about his salary. But it is for sure that the Russian gymnast has been living a luxurious life together with his family in Russia.

Relationship Status

The Russian gymnast is currently in a happy marital relationship with his wife, Ksenia Semyonova. His wife is a Russian ex-gymnast who was the winner of the World titles twice. The couple’s wedding took place in September 2016. Together, they are the parents of their son, Yaroslav Ablyazin who was born on 21st January 2017. Unfortunately, Denis and Ksenia parted their ways in the year 2018. Other than this, the athlete has never been in any attention-catching rumors and controversy.

Denis Ablyazin

Caption: Denis Ablyazin with his ex-wife (Source: Gymnovosti)

Denis Ablyazin – Body Measurement

As for his physical statistics, the gymnast has a slim, muscular, and very attractive body type. Denis has an average height of 5 feet 3 inches or 1.61 m. Likewise, he weighs approximately 65 kg and his chest size is 34 inches. The size of Ablyazin’s biceps is 15 inches and his waist size is 30 inches. The Russian gymnast has been wearing a shoe size of 7 UK. In addition to her physical appearance, he also has a fair complexion with a pair of hazel eyes and blonde short hair.

Denis Ablyazin – Social Media

The Russian gymnast has been quite active on some of the social media platforms for now. Ablyazin has an Instagram account and a Facebook account. On his Instagram account, he has already gained 32.4 thousand followers. Similarly, there are less than one thousand followers following Denis’ Facebook page. The artistic gymnast has been very popular on some social media platforms. Moreover, there are several fan pages made for the Russian gymnast.