Mindaugas Mizgaitis

Mindaugas Mizgaitis (born 14 October 1979) is a retired heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler from Lithuania. He competed at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics and won a bronze medal in 2008; he was promoted to the second place after disqualification of Khasan Baroyev in November 2016.[3] Mizgaitis also competed in several world and European championships between 1999 and 2010 with the best result of third place at the 2010 European and fourth place at the 2003 World Championships.[1]

Mindaugas Mizgaitis
Rulon Gardner vs Mindaugas Mizgaitis, Athens 2004.jpg
Mizgaitis (right) at the 2004 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityLithuanian
Born (1979-10-14) 14 October 1979 (age 40)
Kaunas, Lithuania[1]
EducationEducation Academy, Kaunas[2]
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight120 kg (265 lb)
Sport
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
ClubSiegfried (Hallbergmoos, Germany)[2]
Coached byValentinas Mizgaitis, Grigori Kazovski[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mindaugas Mizgaitis. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b c Mindaugas MIZGAITIS. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ Malinauskas, Valdas (18 November 2016). "Po dopingo skandalo – imtynininko M.Mizgaičio šuolis į neregėtas aukštumas" (in Lithuanian). Lithuanian Wrestling Federation. Retrieved 25 November 2016.