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Alexei Ledenev, Master of Sports in Judo

Alexei Ledenev, Master of Sports in Judo

Alexei Ledenev, Master of Sports in Judo


Alexei Ledenev is a Russian champion in Judo and Sambo (weight up to 100 kg), International Master of Sport in Judo.
The boy was born on July 4, 1984 in Tyumen, Russia.
You know, Alex was the winner of the World and European Sambo Championships (2001 – 2002), silver medalist at the European Judo Championships (2004), bronze medalist at the European Championships (2005). By the way, he was a bronze medalist at the Super World Cup Judo (2006), silver medalist in Judo World Cup (2007). In addition, he was a bronze medalist of European Championship Judo (2007), Russian Judo Champion (2007), Russian Cup winner (2007, 2009). Actually, in 2009 he became a World champion in Vancouver, Canada.
Alexei was the winner of the TV show Dancing With The Stars paired with cute Russian singer Anastasia Stotskaya.

Ledenev has finished his sports career and now he is a coach not only in wrestling, but in general in martial arts. He works in the fitness center as a martial arts coach. Sometimes he takes part in show projects and interesting events.
By the way, he helps his close friend Dmitry Nosov in charitable work. Dmitry was also an athlete, practiced judo, in 2004 he won the medal at the Olympics with a broken arm! Then he completed his professional career, became a deputy of the State Duma. Dmitry is just a hero of our time, he has something to teach young people.
In his youth Alexei was interested in rap. A few years ago, Ledenev and Svyatoslav Bystrov participated together in sports competitions and at that time recorded a couple of tracks for entertainment.
You know, in 2010, Alexei sang the part of Alain Delon in the song Parole Parole at the New Wave festival in Jurmala.

Alexei Ledenev, Master of Sports in Judo