Tagir Khaibulaev Judoka

Tagir Khaibulaev

Tagir Khaibulaev

  • Country:Russia
  • Born:24 July 1984 (36 years)
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Tagir Khaibulaev won the Olympic title in 2012 at the London Olympic Games. He became World Champion 2011 in Paris. Khaibulaev was World Police champion in 2008, European Champion in 2009. he won the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi in 2015 and European Open in Madrid in 2016. Tagir is from Dagestan. Tagir Khaibulaev (RUS) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U100kg in 2012.

Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview men U100kg

11 Aug 2016 10:15

The men’s event U100kg has a huge number of fighters with medal chances. Not just the top favourites but also former Olympic medallists such as Naidan, reigning Olympic Champion Khaibulaev or the determined European champion Henk Grol. They are not the top favourites but can still win gold. At 11 August we will know the winner. Read more

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Russian judo team uncertain about participation in Rio

19 Jul 2016 10:20

The IOC is discussing a possible complete ban for the Russian team for the Olympic Games for all sports. The discussion follows due to the release of Richard McLaren's Independent Commission report into alleged state-sponsored doping during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, as well as in competitions in summer sports. Russia should be banned from all international sporting competition, including the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, until they have achieved a "culture change", the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has said. Read more

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Russian Olympic team announced by Ezio Gamba

26 Jun 2016 10:25

Finally the Russian team announced for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. In some weight categories the Russians had a luxury position of various qualified candidates, although we knew who were the most of the names representing the Russian Federation. Only the category for men U81kg the biggest question. The choice was made for Khasan Khalmurzaev over 2012 Olympic Bronze medallist Ivan Nifontov, who was always the favourite judoka. Read more

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Judoka Tagir Khaibulaev signs letter to IOC to allow clean athletes go to Rio

22 Jun 2016 09:45

Judoka Tagir Khaibulaev, swimmer Alexander Popov and eleven other Olympic medalists and world champions signed a letter to appeal to the IOC to let athletes with no history of doping compete at the Rio Games in August, days ahead of a ruling on Russia's ban from world athletics. Read more


Russian Olympians overall satisfied about practise in Madrid

6 Jun 2016 09:25

This weekend the Russian team had a good practise in Madrid. A usual stepping stone, same like in 2012 when the Russian also collected a few gold medals. In their preparation to the Rio Olympic Games Russia took five gold medals, four of them from likely Olympians Irina Dolgova, Ksenia Chibisova, Renat Saidov and Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev. Read more

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