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Mavlet Alavdinovich Batirov (Russian: Мавлет Алавдинович Батиров, born December 12, 1983) is a Russian freestyle wrestler, world and 2-time Olympic champion, who competed in the men's freestyle 55 kg category at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal.

Mavlet Batirov
Мавлет Батиров
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Full nameMavlet Alavdinovich Batirov
NationalityRussian
EthnicityAvar
Born(1983-12-12)December 12, 1983
Khasavyurt, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
ResidenceKhasavyurt, Dagestan
Height1.56 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
CountryRussia
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubShamil Umakhanov Wrestling Club (им. Шамиля Умаханова)
Coached byMagomed Azizov, Dzhambolat Tedeyev and Saigidpasha Umakhanov

In April 2006, in Moscow, he became the 60 kg European champion.

In September 2007 in Baku, he won the World Championship at 60 kg.

In August 2008, in Beijing, Batirov won his second Olympic gold medal competing at the 60 kg weightclass.

Mavlet Batirov's younger brother Adam Batirov is also a freestyle wrestler (European Champion) who is currently representing Bahrain.[1]

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  1. ^ "Batirov Returns, Spoils Iran's Hopes for Sweep on Final Day of Asian Championships". unitedworldwrestling.org. February 21, 2016.

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