Aidyn Smagulov

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Aidyn Smagulov
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Born December 1, 1976 (1976-12) (age 40)
Oskemen, Shyrgys Qazaqstan, Kazakhstan

Aidyn Smagulov (Kazakh: Айдын Смағұлов; born December 1, 1976 in Oskemen, Shyrgys Qazaqstan) is a Kyrgyz and Kazakh judoka. Kazakhstan champion (1996), At the 2000 Summer Olympics he won the bronze medal in the men's extra lightweight (– 60 kg) category, together with Cuba's Manolo Poulot. He is the first Olympic medalist to represent Kyrgyzstan in the nation's history. Ethnical Kazakh and born in Kazakhstan and trained there he started to represent Kyrgyzstan since 1999.