Aleksey Krupnyakov

Aleksey Krupnyakov (born May 28, 1978) is a male freestyle wrestler from Kyrgyzstan. He is a two-time Olympyian, competing in both the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics. Krupnyakov originally won his 2nd bronze medal at the Wrestling World Championships in 2010, but was stripped after testing positive for steroids. During his 2-year suspension he competed in MMA, compiling a record of 5-0, finishing all opponents in the 1st round. He returned to wrestling in 2013.

Aleksey Krupnyakov
Medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Representing  Kyrgyzstan
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Budapest 96 kg
Disqualified 2010 Moscow 96 kg
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan 96 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Doha 96 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Bishkek 96 kg
Silver medal – second place 2004 Tehran 96 kg
Silver medal – second place 2006 Almaty 96 kg

External linksEdit

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  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Aleksey Krupnyakov". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.