Mavlet Batirov

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Mavlet Batirov
Мавлет Батиров
Personal information
Full name Mavlet Alavdinovich Batirov
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity Avar
Born (1983-12-12)December 12, 1983
Khasavyurt, Dagestan, Russia
Residence Khasavyurt, Dagestan
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country Russia
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle
Club Shamil Umakhanov Wrestling Club (им. Шамиля Умаханова)
Coached by Magomed Azizov, Dzhambolat Tedeyev and Saigidpasha Umakhanov

Mavlet Alavdinovich Batirov (Russian: Мавлет Алавдинович Батиров, born December 12, 1983 in Khasavyurt, Dagestan) is a Russian of Avar descent freestyle wrestler, world and 2-time Olympic champion, who competed in the men's freestyle 55 kg category at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal.

In April 2006, in Moscow, he became the 60 kg European champion.

In September 2007 in Baku, he won the World Championship at 60 kg.

In August 2008, in Beijing, Batirov won his second Olympic gold medal competing at the 60 kg weightclass.

Mavlet Batirov's younger brother Adam Batirov is also a freestyle wrestler (European Champion) who is currently representing Bahrain.[1]

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