UWW LIVE: Almat Kebispayev (KAZ), Four-Time World Medalist

By United World Wrestling Press

Almat KEBISPAYEV (KAZ) has won four world medals in Greco-Roman wrestling since 2010. Last year, Kebispayev claimed a bronze medal at 61kg in his home country of Kazakhstan at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan. Kebispayev has also won four medals at the Asian Championships, including gold medals in 2011 and 2018. He was a silver medalist at the 2018 Asian Games.

Kebispayev joined Eric Olanowski to talk about winning a world medal in his home country, joining his Kazakh teammates for their first training camp since the pandemic hit, and made the announcement that he's moving up to 67kg for a run at a third Olympic appearance.


UWW LIVE: Sofia MATTSSON 🇸🇪: Rio Olympic bronze medalist

By Eric Olanowski

The six-time world medal winner and Rio Olympic bronze medalist joined Eric Olanowski to talk about winning gold at last weekend’s #WrestleNice Henri Deglane. She also talked about the difficulties of juggling being a mother and chasing down the opportunity to wrestle at a fourth consecutive Olympic Games.