Aleksey Mishin (wrestler)

Aleksey Vladimirovich Mishin (Russian: Алексе́й Влади́мирович Ми́шин; born February 8, 1979 in Ruzayevka) is a Russian wrestler.

Aleksey Vladimirovich Mishin
Алексей Владимирович Мишин
Personal information
EthnicityMordovia Mordvin
CitizenshipRussia Russian
Born (1979-02-08) February 8, 1979 (age 41)
Ruzayevka, Mordovian ASSR, Soviet Union
ResidenceSaransk, Russia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb).
ClubAleksey Mishin Wrestling Academy
Coached byYuiri Kuzin, Alexander Tarakanov


Mishin won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, 84 kg division, at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He is also the 2007 world champion and 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2006 European champion. His personal trainer is Alexander Tarakanov.

On March 18, 2015 Aleksey posted on Reddit that he was looking for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt to train him. After only one Day Nick Diaz of Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu accepted. He was the runner-up in Russian National Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships 2015.

Personal lifeEdit

Mishin was dating World Champion and Olympic medalist in fencing Sofia Velikaya from 2008 to 2017. They have two children together, a son, named Oleg, born on November 30, 2013, and a daughter Zoya.[1]


  1. ^ "Любовь случайно не приходит". Retrieved 24 December 2016.