Date of Birth
Ivan started to dance at 5 years of age in Moscow. His first serious success was reaching the final of the British Juvenile Standard Championship in Blackpool.
Throughout his career he competed in in both Latin and Ballroom dance styles (10 dance). He is a finalist of many World DanceSport Federation competitions and at the age of 19 started to live in and represent Lithuania. By this time, he had become the Lithuanian 10 Dance Under 21 Champion and received a Bachelor of Sports Diploma from the Lithuanian Sports University.