Rostislav is a triathlete representing the Ukrainian origin of Azerbaijan and won a bronze medal at the European Games in 2015. He also represented Azerbaijan at the Rio de Janeiro Olympiad in 2016.
Rostislav won his first prize in 2011 and took 3rd place in the European Championships in Turkey as well as securing a bronze medal.
In 2014, Rostislav took the 2nd place in the World Cup in Hungary. In the same year, he won the first place in the European Championships in the Netherlands and won a gold medal. He has also represented Azerbaijan at the European Games in Baku in 2015. He took the 3rd place among 53 athletes in individual races with a score of 49 minutes and 4 seconds.
Rostislav was awarded the “Progress” medal by the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for the great achievement at the European Games on June 29, 2015 and his great contribution to the development of Azerbaijani sport. Rostislav was among the top 39 athletes in the ranking table for the International Tournament Triathlon Union in May 2015 and won a license for the XXXI Summer Olympic Games. He also historically became the first triathlete representing Azerbaijan in the 2016 Olympic Games and took the 39th place with a 1 hour 52 minute 6 seconds result.
- 5th place at the 2017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships;
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama;
- 6th place at the 2017 Chengdu ITU Triathlon World Cup;
- 7th place at the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships; and
- 39th place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
212017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam 14 Sep, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:54:37
DNF2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg 15 Jul, 2017 - Elite Men - DNF
52017 Düsseldorf ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships 24 Jun, 2017 - Elite Men - 00:57:42
72017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships 18 Jun, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:45:54
62017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama 13 May, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:49:25