Uzbekistani wrestler who competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, winning a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing games.
He won a bronze medal at the 2006 Asian Games.
He originally won bronze at the 2012 Olympics but his medal was taken away after he tested positive for methylhexaneamine.
He is the son of Maria and Alexandr Tigiev.
He competed in the 2008 Olympics where swimmer Michael Phelps won a total of eight gold medals.