Aleksandr Medved

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Birthday
16, 1937
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Russia

About

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.

Trivia

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.