• First World Cup appearance in 2005 at the Pre-Olympic competition in Pragelato where he landed on his first top ten result, 6th place in the team sprint.
• Two months later he captured his first individual top 10 spot placing sixth at the traditional 50km in Oslo.
• Breakthrough season in 2009 - at the World Ski Championships in Liberec he finished second in 50 km mass Start Free.
• First individual World Cup podium in the 2009/10 season he clinched his first individual World Cup podium in Kuusamo
• First World Cup win in La Clusaz in 30 km mass start.
• Personal best in Oslo 2011 - two silver medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 (skiathlon & 50 km mass start).
• Maxim Vylegzhanin is a police inspector
• He comes from an area where they speak a special language next to Russian, which is called Udmurt.
• He grew up with his parents Mikhail and Rufirna and his sister Natalia (04.09.1980) and his brother Alexander (07.07.1996).
|1609019.01.2014||15 km C Mst||Szklarska Poreba||POL||World Cup||1||0.00|
|1608918.01.2014||SP F Final||Szklarska Poreba||POL||World Cup||31|
|1608918.01.2014||SP F Qual||Szklarska Poreba||POL||Qualification||31||43.48|
|1605414.12.2013||30 km F||Davos||SUI||World Cup||21||19.04|
|1604707.12.2013||15 km C||Lillehammer||NOR||World Cup||39||33.94|
|1604101.12.2013||15 km F Pursuit||Ruka Triple, Kuusamo||FIN||Stage World Cup||2||11.66|
|1604101.12.2013||Overall Standings||Ruka Triple, Kuusamo||FIN||World Cup||2||0.02|
|1604030.11.2013||10 km C||Ruka Triple, Kuusamo||FIN||Stage World Cup||8||13.91|
|1603929.11.2013||SP C Final||Ruka Triple, Kuusamo||FIN||Stage World Cup||40|
|1603929.11.2013||SP C Qual||Ruka Triple, Kuusamo||FIN||Qualification||40||62.72|