Khasan Khalmurzaev

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Khasan Khalmurzaev
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Khalmurzaev at the 2016 European Judo Championships in Kazan, Russia
Born (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 25)
Nazran, Ingushetia, Russia
NationalityRussian
Height1,82 m
Weight81 kg (179 lb; 12 st 11 lb)
StyleJudo
Years active2010–
last updated on: 31 August 2017

Khasan Magometovich Khalmurzaev (Russian: Хасан Магометович Халмурзаев; born 9 October 1993) is a Russian judoka. Khasan won the gold medal in the –81 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

At the 2017 World Judo Championships, Khalmurzaev lost the fight to Alexander Wieczerzak in the semifinals, but won the third-place match against Otgonbaataryn Uuganbaatar.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Khalmurzaev has a twin brother, Khusen, who is a judoka, too.[2][3] He also has three older sisters and an older brother. Their father died when Khasan was 14 years old.[4]

Khalmurzaev serves in the separate battalion of the Patrol-Guard Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Ingueshetia. He is a police sergeant.[5]

Khasan married Zalina in Nasyr-Kort, Ingushetia, on 17 September 2017.[6]

Awards[edit]

  • Order of Friendship (25 August 2016) — for high sports achievements at the 21st Summer Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), for his will for victory and sense of purpose[7].
  • Medal "For Service Virtue" (MIA)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Халмурзаев: в четвертьфинале я получил травму левой руки и не мог сжать кулак
  2. ^ Oleg Bogatov (25 June 2016). "Дзюдоист Халмурзаев: когда зазвучал гимн России, еле сдерживал слезы" [Judoka Khalmurzaev: I can hardly fight back my tears after hearing the Russian Hymn] (in Russian). R-Sport. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Лейла Халмурзаева: «Хасан объединил своей победой всю нашу страну»
  5. ^ a b В МВД России наградят олимпийского чемпиона – сержанта полиции Хасана Халмурзаева
  6. ^ Олимпийский чемпион Хасан Халмурзаев женился в Ингушетии
  7. ^ Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 25.08.2016 № 429 «О награждении государственными наградами Российской Федерации»