Anton Belov is a defenceman who is a product of Traktor Chelyabinsk's hockey school. He started off his professional career with CSKA Moscow in 2003. From 2008 started playing with Avangard Omsk, where he became a silver medalist of the KHL in 2012. In 2013 he signed a contract with the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL, and he spent one season with the club. He returned to Russia becoming a SKA player in 2014. On the international scene he won the World Youth Championship with the Russian national team in 2004, and claimed a silver medal from the 2009 World Junior Championship. In 2014 with the main Russian national team he became a world champion, and was nominated to the team of the tournament. In 2015 he earned a silver medal of the World Championship, in 2016 – bronze.