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Author Bio: Valery Kleshnev

Dr Valery Kleshev spent ten years as a member of the USSR National Rowing team where he won an Olympic silver in 1980 and bronze at the World Championships in 1982. Valery was awarded a PhD in rowing biomechanics from the Saint Petersburg Sport Institute, Russia, in 1991. In 1998 he was employed by the Australian Institute of Sport where he worked with the world's best rowing coaches and crews. In 2005 Valery took a position of National Biomechanics Lead at the English Institute of Sport and helped the British rowing team to win two gold and four other medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Since 2009, Valery has run his own company BioRow Ltd, carrying out research and development in rowing biomechanics. He now works with rowers and coaches from countries all over the world. His clients won four gold and seven other medals at the 2012 London Olympics.

All Books by Valery Kleshnev