- Born:5 June 1987 (32 years)
Ivan Nifontov is the 2009 World and European Champion and 2012 bronze Medallist of the Olympic Games U81kg. He won world bronze in 2014 and silver at the European Games 2015. He was born in Kazakhstan but moved a lot as a child. He won the Grand Prix in Budapest in 2016. With Yewara Newa he won the Golden League in 2017 in Ankara.