Born in 1955 into a family of famous Soviet photographer Vladislav Kivrin.
1978, Graduated from Lomonosov State University majoring in journalism
Until1992, Worked for Soviet Union magazine.
1997—2001, Worked as a Deputy Head of Illustration Department of Sport-Express magazine
He currently serves a freelance photographer for Associated Press, REUTERS, France Press, Eastern Network, Los-Angeles Times, New York Times.
Sergey Kivrin is one of the best sport photographers. He developed his style taking cue from the prominent Soviet photojournalists such as Lev Borodulin.