Ulugbek Rashitov

Ulugbek Rashitov (born 23 March 2002) is an Uzbekistani taekwondo practitioner. In 2021, he won the gold medal in the 68 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan. In 2019, he won the gold medal in the 58 kg event at the Military World Games held in Wuhan, China.[1]

Ulugbek Rashitov
Ulugbek Rashitov 2022 stamp of Uzbekistan.jpg
Rashitov on a 2022 stamp of Uzbekistan
Personal information
Born (2002-03-23) 23 March 2002 (age 20)
Sport
CountryUzbekistan
SportTaekwondo
University teamNational University of Uzbekistan
Coached byPavel Khan
Medal record

In 2019, he also won the gold medal in the 55 kg event at the Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships.[2]

In 2018, he won the silver medal in the boys' 48 kg event at the Summer Youth Olympics held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He represented Uzbekistan at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. He won gold, beating Bradly Sinden of Great Britain in the final.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results – Page 434" (PDF). 2019 Military World Games. Retrieved 23 January 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Palmer, Dan (22 July 2019). "Iran dominate Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships with 10 gold medals". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 23 January 2020.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Palmer, Dan (25 July 2021). "Rashitov and Zolotic win Olympic taekwondo titles as refugee team's Alizadeh agonisingly misses bronze". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 25 July 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Taekwondo Results Book" (PDF). 2020 Summer Olympics. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.

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