|Date of birth||24 July 1987|
Vasily Artemyev was educated in Ireland and was a part of the Leinster academy for several years. He has signed for Northampton Saints for the 2011/12 season. He is blessed with electric pace and is an elusive runner. He made his debut for Russia in 2009 against Portugal and won his 25th cap against USA in the Churchill Cup in 2011.