Aleksandr Karelin

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Aleksandr Karelin
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestlinAleksandr Karelin WCG-2013.jpg
Olympic Gemmes
Representin  Soviet Union
Gowd medal – first place 1988 Seoul Super hivywicht
Representin Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gowd medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Super hivywicht
Representin  Roushie
Gowd medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Super hivywicht
Siller medal – seicont place 2000 Sydney 97 – 130 kg
Warld Championships
Gowd medal – first place Martigny 1989 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Ostia 1990 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Varna 1991 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Stockholm 1993 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Tampere 1994 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Prague 1995 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Wroclaw 1997 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Gävle 1998 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Athens 1999 Up tae 130 kg
European Championships
Gowd medal – first place Kolbotyn 1988 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Oulu 1989 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Poznań 1990 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Aschaffenburg 1991 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Copenhagen 1992 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Istanbul 1993 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Athens 1994 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Besançon 1995 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Budapest 1996 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Minsk 1998 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place Sofia 1999 Up tae 130 kg
Gowd medal – first place 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 frae the original on September 21, 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2011. 
  3. "The World's Five Greatest Athletes No One Knows"/"Alexander Karelin"