Biography of Vitali Klitschko

Biography of Vitali Klitschko

Klitschko Vitaly Vladimirovich is a famous professional Ukrainian boxer, politician.

He was born on July 19, 1971 in the village of Belovodskoye, Kirghiz SSR. The athlete conducts battles in the heavyweight division. The physical data of Vitali Klitschko are as follows: height 200 cm, weight 112 kg. In his entire biography Vitali Klitschko earned 35 wins. Of these, 34 bouts are won by knockout.

Moving in his childhood with his family in Ukraine, Vitaly was carried away by martial arts. However, a more serious interest in kickboxing, discipline, the desire for victory, persistence contributed to the conquest of the world champion in kickboxing.

The sportsman in 1995 graduated from the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Pedagogical Institute, then the post-graduate course of the

National University of Physical Culture and Sports. In the same place in 2000, Vitaly defended a thesis for a candidate on “Boxing: Theory and Methods of Sport Selection”.

Vitali professionally began to occupy sports since 1996. Four times Vitaly became the world champion in kickboxing among professionals, twice more among fans. In addition, Vitali won the second place at the World Championships, the first place in the World Games of the military.

In 1998, the boxer began fights in America, then played for the club “Universum Box-Promotion”, achieving prestigious titles. In the same year, Vitali Klitschko was recognized intercontinental champion by the WBO version. Thanks to the very short time of the matches Vitali Klitschko was brought to the Guinness Book of Records. 1998 was rich in victories in the biography of Vitali Klitschko. In the autumn of the same year, the athlete won the title of European champion.

In the sports career of Vitaly there were also defeats. The first loss was a fight with Chris Byrd, in which Klitschko injured his shoulder.

After the fight in 2002 with Larry Donald Vitali Klitschko was given the title of world champion in the WBA version. Legendary victory in the fight with Lewis further strengthened the authority of Klitschko among athletes and fans. Thanks

to a victory over Corry Sanders in 2004, Vitali was awarded the title of world champion by the WBC version. Possessing this honorary title, the boxer announced his retirement from the sport.

However, in 2007, Vitaly resumed his career. The first battle as a result of disagreement did not take place. The next fight with Jameel McCline was canceled because of Vitali’s injury. In March 2008, Klitschko lost to Samuel Peter, but Vitali intends to meet the new winner of the world champion title on the WBC Vermont once again.

Vitaly together with his brother Vladimir founded the International Fund for the Promotion of Sports, designed to help athletes and coaches. In addition to sports, Vitaly is engaged in political activities. Klitschko is a deputy of the Kyiv City Council, being the head of the Bloc Vitali Klichka. In 2006, he ran for mayor of Kiev, took second place in the elections. Vitali Klitschko has several national awards: the Order of Merit, “For Courage”, is the title of “Hero of Ukraine.”

May 25, 2014 Vitali Klitschko elected city head of Kiev.


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Biography of Vitali Klitschko