Artur Taymazov


Birthday July 20, 1979

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Russia

Age 44 years old

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Uzbek wrestler who won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 after winning gold in the 120 kg weight class.

Before Fame

He began weightlifting when he was 11 years old.


He became the first Uzbek athlete to win a medal at the 2000 Olympics.

Family Life

His older brother Timur Taimazov was the 1996 Olympic Games champion in weightlifting.

Associated With

He won his first Olympic medal at the 2000 Olympic games, the same year runner Marion Jones won her first medal.