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
Gold 1988 Seoul Super hivywicht
Representing Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona Super hivywicht
Representing Banner o Roushie Roushie
Gold 1996 Atlanta Super hivywicht
Silver 2000 Sydney 97 – 130 kg
Warld Championships
Gold Martigny 1989 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Ostia 1990 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Varna 1991 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Stockholm 1993 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Tampere 1994 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Prague 1995 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Wroclaw 1997 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Gävle 1998 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Athens 1999 Up tae 130 kg
European Championships
Gold Kolbotyn 1988 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Oulu 1989 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Poznań 1990 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Aschaffenburg 1991 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Copenhagen 1992 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Istanbul 1993 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Athens 1994 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Besançon 1995 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Budapest 1996 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Minsk 1998 Up tae 130 kg
Gold Sofia 1999 Up tae 130 kg
Gold 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"