Aleksandr Karelin

Russia

`United World Wrestling Honorary Member
`United World Wrestling Co-opted Member
Hall of Fame

Greco-Roman
  • 3 Gold medals at the Olympic Games (1988, 1992, 1996) 
  • 1 Silver medal at the Olympic Games (2000) 
  • 9 Gold medals at the World Championships (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Has lost only one match in all its international career in finale at the Olympic Games in 2000
  • Equally with Bruce Baumgartner for the largest number of medals (World Championships/Olympic Games) with a total of 13