Aleksandr Medved


Birthday September 16, 1937

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Russia

Age 86 years old

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Soviet/Belarusian wrestler who is considered to be one of the best freestyle wrestlers of all time.

Before Fame

He won his first medal, a bronze, at the 1961 World Wrestling Championship in Yokohama, Japan.


He was the first person ever to win three gold medals in freestyle wrestling.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Elena and a son named Alexey with his wife Auntie.

Associated With

Fellow Belarusian Maria Sharapova also became a world renowned athlete, excelling in tennis.