Born: 04 May 1970
Birthplace: Oshmyany, Grodno Region, Byelorussian SSR
Honored Master of Sport of the USSR
Gold, Olympic Games in Barcelona, 1992 as part of the CIS team
Gold, World Men's Junior Championship, 1989
Bronze, World Men's Handball Championship, 1991
Gold, USSR Men's Handball Championship, 1989
Silver, USSR Men's Handball Championship, 1990
Bronze, USSR Men's Handball Championship, 1991
Silver, the CIS Men's Handball Championship, 1992
Winner of the USSR Cup, 1989.
Andrey Barbashinsky was born on 4 May 1970 in Oshmyany, Grodno Region. The future champion started his career at the age of 12 in the sport school in Oshmyany under the guidance of coach Viktor Romulevich. He fully achieved his potential as an athlete in the SKA-Minsk handball club coached by renowned Spartak Mironovich. Andrey Barbashinsky played for this club from 1988 to 1995 with a one-year break, from 1993 to 1994, when the he played for the Spanish Juventud HC.
Andrey Barbashinsky became the Olympic champion in Barcelona 1992 as part of the CIS Unified Team.
After the Olympic Games Andrey Barbashinsky continued to play for SKA-Minsk for several years. Then he went abroad to play for the Hungarian Fotex, the German clubs Hameln and Emsdetten. Today Andrey Barbashinsky lives in Belarus and runs his own business – a company producing mattresses and orthopedic pillows.