Aleksandr Karelin

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Birthday
19, 1967
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Russia

About

Former Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union and Russia.

Before Fame

He won his first gold medal at the 1988 Olympics in the super heavyweight class.

Trivia

He was famous for his "Karelin Lift", a reverse body lift.

Family Life

He was born to Aleksandr and Zineida Karelin.

Associated With

His last Olympic events were in 2000 when runner Marion Jones made her first big splash on the track and field scene.