|Full name||Zhan Vensanovych Beleniuk|
|Born||24 January 1991|
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
|Coached by||Vitalyj Kisilisa|
Beleniuk was born in 1991 in Kiev to a Ukrainian mother and a father from Rwanda. His father was a pilot who studied in Kiev at the National Aviation University and died during the Rwandan Civil War.
Beleniuk began wrestling in the year 2000 at 9 years of age.
In 2010 he won the silver medal at the Junior World Championships. In 2011, he became the Junior European Champion amongst, and won bronze at the World Championship.
In 2012, he won the bronze medal at the European Championships.
In 2013, he won bronze again at the Summer Universiade.
On 10 September 2015, after winning against then the ruling World Champion and then Champion of Asia, the Uzbek Rustam Assakalov scoring 6:0, Beleniuk won gold at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in under-85 kg weight category.
In 2016, he won gold yet again at the 2016 European Wrestling Championships.
First Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Youth and Sports.
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- "Жан Беленюк: "Мне не раз предлагали выступать за другие сборные, но я — украинец"". fakty.ua. Archived from the original on 17 April 2014. Retrieved 10 September 2014.
- "The Olympic Team of Ukraine: Rio 2016: Official Handbook" (PDF). noc-ukr.org. National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. p. 28. Archived from the original on 1 December 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
Беленюк Жан / Belenyuk Jean
- "Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party unveils candidates for parliament". Kyiv Post.
- "First hundred candidates on Servant of the People's election list: who are they?". Archived from the original on 19 July 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
- "Prep group frames Rada committees' front office". Verkhovna Rada. 28 August 2019. Archived from the original on 30 October 2019. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
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