||September 8, 1970
Timur Taymazov (Russian/Ukrainian: Тимур Таймазов,Ossetian: Таймазты Барисы фырт Тимур, born September 8, 1970) is a Ukrainian weightlifter of Ossetian origin, and Olympic champion.
He was born in Nogir, North Ossetia. Taymazov has a younger brother, Artur, who is also 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Champion in freestyle wrestling 120kg weight category. Timur is a member of the Central Sports Club of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
He won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He received a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.