Ihar Makarau was born on July 20, 1979 in Kimra, Tver region (the Russian Federation).
The champion of the Games of the XXVIII Summer Olympiad 2004 in Athens.
Bronze medalist of the World Championship 2003.
Bronze medalist of the European Championships in 2002 and 2003.
Awardee of the Order "For Personal Courage".
Master of Sport.
First coach – Vladimir Asin.