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He began training in 1981, under Viktor Kuznetsov, who remained his coach through his entire career. Before that he tried boxing, weightlifting, volleyball, basketball and skiing. In the 1988 Olympic final Karelin was losing to Rangel Gerovski, but with 15 seconds left managed to execute his favorite Karelin Lift and won. At the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Karelin faced American Matt Ghaffari for the gold medal.
1 to Rulon Gardner of the United States in the final of the Sydney Olympics. Karelin was revered for his extraordinary strength and unprecedented success in international competition. His conditioning and quickness combined with his dominance of the sport, led to him being known as “The Experiment”. When asked why he thought he was called that, Karelin noted that others do not understand because “I train every day of my life as they have never trained a day in theirs”. Karelin was famous for his reverse body lift, the Karelin Lift, where facing the opponent who was lying flat on the mat to keep from being thrown, Karelin hoisted his opponents into the air and slammed them violently to the mat. This devastatingly effective maneuver, when properly executed, awarded Karelin 5 points per throw, the maximum awarded in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Like most top wrestlers, Karelin had a number of severe injuries through his career. He credits his fast recoveries to Valery Okhapkin, physician of the national wrestling team, and claims that Okhapkin extended his competition lifetime by several years. Since then he broke his arms twice and ribs thirteen times. Around January 1988 he had a serious concussion, and doctors considered removing him from the 1988 Olympic team. Karelin won the 1993 World Championships despite breaking two ribs in the opening bout against Matt Ghaffari. The match gained widespread media coverage, including mentions in The New York Times and Sports Illustrated.
Saint Petersburg University of MVD USSR. Between 1995 and 1999 he worked for the Russian tax police and retired in the rank of colonel. Upon invitation from Vladimir Putin, in 1999 he began his political career. Karelin’s father was a truck driver and an amateur boxer.
Karelin is married to Olga, they have two sons, Denis and Ivan, and one daughter, Vasilisa. FILA International Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2003. Aleksandr Karelin, Wrestler, Law-maker and More”. Forget the Russian Bear: Meet Russian King Kong”.