Smetov on a 2016 stamp of Kazakhstan
|Native name||Елдос Бақтыбайұлы Сметов|
|Born||9 September 1992|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lb)|
|Rank||4th degree black belt|
|Coached by||Galymzhan Zhylkeldiyev|
Yeldos Smetov (Kazakh: Елдос Бахтыбайұлы Сметов; born September 9, 1992) is a Kazakh judoka who competes in the under 60 kg weight division. He won gold medals at the 2014 Asian Games and 2015 World Judo Championships, and a silver medal at the 2016 Olympics.
Smetov won a gold and a bronze medal at the World Cup among youth, in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Since 2012 he was part of the adult national team. He won a bronze in the 2013 Asian Judo Championships in Bangkok, a silver at a stage Gran Prix in Samsun, a stage of the European Cup to Tbilisi, and gold on an open European Cup on judo in Warsaw. Smetov's first coach was Akhmet Zhumagulov.
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