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Alexander Kotenkov



Alexander Alexeyevich Kotenkov ( Александр Алексеевич Котенков ; born September 23, 1952, village Bely, Leningradsky District, Krasnodar Krai) is a former plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council, former plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the State Duma, a former member of the Federal Council of the Party of Russian Unity and Accord (PRES).

Born in Krasnodar region in a working-class family.

Master of Sports, a multiple champion of the USSR and Russia in sailing (1971, 1973, 2000, 2001). Member of the Executive Committee of the Russian Olympic Committee. From 2000 to 2008 — President of the Russian Yachting Federation.