Judo 2014: Alexander Mikhailin decides to end his active judo competition career

Six-time European Champion, three-time World Champion and silver medalist at the Olympic Games Alexander Mikhailin decided to put an end to his career. The early decision is due to an injured knee and shoulder. At the London Olympics he reached the final miraculously and ended with silver. Mikhailin will bring his experience to the Russian Olympic teams for the Olympic Games in Rio and Tokyo in 2020.

Some Matches:
European Championship Juniors Monte Carlo 1996
- Guillaume Coatleven (FRA) - Alexander Mikhailin (RUS) [-95kg] final
World Championships Judo Birmingham 1999
- Stephane Traineeau (FRA) - Alexander Mikhailin (RUS) [-100kg]
World Championships Judo Munchen 2001
- Alexander Mikhailin (RUS) - Ariel Zeevi (ISR) [open] final
Judo 2005 World Championships Cairo.
- Yasuyuki Muneta (JPN) - Alexander Mikhailin (RUS) [+100kg]
ECCO Team Challenge Europe vs Asia 2014
- Alexander Mikhailin (RUS) - Iurii Krakovetskii (KGZ) [+100kg]