• 21 may
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Dynamo sports profile. Artem Besedin

In our special rubric we tell what other kinds of sports FC Dynamo Kyiv performers and coaches like or do. For that sake, we’ve asked each of them 5 questions.

Coming up next is the White-Blues forward Artem Besedin.

1. What kinds of sports do you like (beside football)?

I really like tennis. I enjoy watching performances of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Elina Svitolina and Diana Yastremska.

2. What do you play when there’s a chance?

I like playing beach volleyball. We did that even at the training camp in Austria. I also enjoy playing tennis and tennisball.

3. Which sportsmen or teams from other kinds of sports do you like?

I’ve already named Federer and Nadal. Besides I support our boxers Vasyl Lomachenko and Olexandr Usyk. In MMA I like Khabib Nurmagomedov. I try not to miss their fights even early in the morning or late at night.

4. Did you do other kinds of sports when a kid?

I was at one dancing class after which I said: “You’ll never see me again here”. I also attended karate classes for three months. After that I did only football.

5. Which sports events have impressed you the most?

I have pleasing memories of FC Metalist Kharkiv matches from those days when I was at their academy. I remember Metalist defeat Sampdoria in Kharkiv 2:1. Besides, some Euro-2012 games took place in Kharkiv. The atmosphere was incredible. As for Kyiv period of my career, Dynamo 5:2 win against Everton is very memorable.