Aleksey Mishin (wrestler)

Aleksey Vladimirovich Mishin
Алексей Владимирович Мишин
Personal information
Ethnicity Mordovia Mordvin
Citizenship Russia Russian
Born (1979-02-08) February 8, 1979 (age 40)
Ruzayevka, Mordovia, Russia
Residence Saransk, Russia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb).
Country Russia
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Greco-Roman
Club Aleksey Mishin Wrestling Academy
Coached by Yuiri Kuzin, Alexander Tarakanov

Aleksey Vladimirovich Mishin (Russian: Алексе́й Влади́мирович Ми́шин; born February 8, 1979 in Ruzayevka) is a Mordvin born Russian wrestler.


Mishin won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, 84 kg division, at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He is also the 2007 world champion and 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2006 European champion. His personal trainer is Alexander Tarakanov.

On March 18, 2015 Aleksey posted on Reddit that he was looking for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt to train him. After only one Day Nick Diaz of Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu accepted. He was the runner-up in Russian National Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships 2015.

Personal life

Mishin was dating World Champion and Olympic medalist in fencing Sofia Velikaya from 2008 to 2017. They have two children together, a son, named Oleg, born on November 30, 2013, and a daughter Zoya.[1]


  1. ^ "Любовь случайно не приходит". Retrieved 24 December 2016.