Aleksandr Karelin

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Aleksandr Karelin
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestlinAleksandr Karelin WCG-2013.jpg
Olympic Gemmes
Representing Banner o Soviet Union Soviet Union
Gowd 1988 Seoul Super hivywicht
Representing Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gowd 1992 Barcelona Super hivywicht
Representing Banner o Roushie Roushie
Gowd 1996 Atlanta Super hivywicht
Siller 2000 Sydney 97 – 130 kg
Warld Championships
Gowd Martigny 1989 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Ostia 1990 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Varna 1991 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Stockholm 1993 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Tampere 1994 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Prague 1995 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Wroclaw 1997 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Gävle 1998 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Athens 1999 Up tae 130 kg
European Championships
Gowd Kolbotyn 1988 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Oulu 1989 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Poznań 1990 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Aschaffenburg 1991 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Copenhagen 1992 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Istanbul 1993 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Athens 1994 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Besançon 1995 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Budapest 1996 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Minsk 1998 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Sofia 1999 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd Moscow 2000 Up tae 130 kg

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Karelin, or simply Alexander Karelin, (Roushie: Александр Александрович Карелин‎; born September 19, 1967 in Novosibirsk, Roushie SFSR) is a Hero o the Roushie Federation an wis a dominant Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union an Roushie. Universally considered the greatest Greco-Roman wrestler o aw time,[1][2] he wan gowd medals at the 1988, 1992 an 1996, as well as a siller in the 2000 Olympic Gemmes. Karelin's wrestlin record is 887 wins an anly twa losses in his entire sport career.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Encyclopedia – Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Original.britannica.com. Retrieved on 2011-02-09.
  2. "Karelin loses first-ever international match". Summer Olympics 2000 (Static.espn.go.com). September 27, 2000. Archived from the original on September 21, 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2011. 
  3. "The World's Five Greatest Athletes No One Knows"/"Alexander Karelin"