• 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).
|1714610.12.2016||30 km F||Davos||SUI||World Cup||31||38.27|
|1714004.12.2016||15 km C Pursuit||Lillehammer||NOR||Stage World Cup||19||26.20|
|1714004.12.2016||Overall Standings||Lillehammer||NOR||World Cup||19||20.26|
|1713903.12.2016||10 km F||Lillehammer||NOR||Stage World Cup||38||41.59|
|1713802.12.2016||SP C Final||Lillehammer||NOR||Stage World Cup||15|
|1713802.12.2016||SP C Qual||Lillehammer||NOR||Qualification||26||64.65|
|1713327.11.2016||15 km C||Ruka||FIN||World Cup||48||43.54|
|1713226.11.2016||SP C Final||Ruka||FIN||World Cup||33|
|1713226.11.2016||SP C Qual||Ruka||FIN||Qualification||33||52.37|