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Biography - Ildar Hafizov, CO

2018-19 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 60 kg/132 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 3 (2016-19)
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Club: U.S. Army WCAP
Personal Coaches: Shon Lewis and Spenser Mango
College: Olympic College
Regional Training Center: U.S. Army WCAP
High School: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Born: Jan. 30, 1988
Height: 5’2

Past Senior World Teams
2017 Senior Worlds (19th at 59 kg), 2011 Senior World (30th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan), 2009 Senior Worlds (30th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan), 2008 Olympic Games (11th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan), 2007 Senior Worlds (5th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan)

Career Highlights
2019 Final X Champion
2008 Olympian for Uzbekistan
Three-time World Team member for Uzbekistan (2007, 2009, 2011)
2019 and 2017 U.S. World Team member
No. 1 at 60 kg/132 lbs. (2019)
No. 1 at 59 kg/130 lbs. (2017)
World Team Trials champion (2017)
U.S. Open champion (2016)
Second at U.S. Olympic Trials (2016)
Fifth at World Championships (2007)

Career Biography:
2020
: Runner-up at Pan Am Olympic Qualifier… Eighth at Matteo Pellicone Tournament (Italy)…
2019: 16th at World Championships... Final X Champion… U.S. Open runner-up… World Team Trials Tournament champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… Armed Forces champion… Bronze at World Military Games...Pan Am Games bronze medalist… Eighth at Grand Prix of Zagreb
2018: Second in Greco-Roman Armed Forces Championship…
2017: Thor Masters champion… Armed Forces champion… Wolrd Military Championships fifth place… 19th at World Championships…
2016: Fifth at the Hungarian Grand Prix...
2015: Vantaa Cup champion (U.S)… Third in Bill Farrell International (unattached)… Seventh in Haavisto Cup (U.S.)
2013 (competing for Uzbekistan): Ninth at Vehbi Emre...
2012 (competing for Uzbekistan): Azovmash Cup champion … Seventh at President Cup of Kazakhstan ...
2011 (competing for Uzbekistan): World Team member … Second at Asian Championships … Ninth at President Cup of Kazakhstan...
2010 (competing for Uzbekistan): Dave Schultz Memorial Champion … Fifth at Golden Grand Prix
2009 (competing for Uzbekistan): World Team member … Third at Golden Grand Prix Second at Grand Prix of Germany...
2008 (competing for Uzbekistan): 11th at Olympics … Seventh at Golden Grand Prix...
2007 (competing for Uzbekistan): Third at Junior Asian Championships...
2006 (competing for Uzbekistan): Junior Asian champion...
2005 (competing for Uzbekistan): Third at Cadet Asian Championships...
Age-group Achievements: 2006 Junior Asian Champion… 2007 Junior Asian bronze… 2005 Cadet Asian bronze…
Personal: Orginally from Uzbekistan... Currently a member of Army's World Class Athlete Program...