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Alex Gladkov


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Alex Gladkov
Wrestling, 65kg - Men

With bronze at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Alex joined Viorel Etko in ending a 20 year wait for a Scottish medal in Wrestling. The 2011 Commonwealth Championships bronze medallist, Alex had shown great form going into the Glasgow Games, winning gold at the British Championships and English Open Championships in the build up.

Gold Coast was his second appearance at a Commonwealth Games where he finished 11th. Prior to the Games, Alex won silver at the 2017 British Closed Championships and gold at the 2017 English Open Championships. Alex’s father Volodymyr is the Scottish National Coach.

  • Date of Birth 22/10/1985
  • Birth Place Lugansk, Ukraine
  • Hometown Glasgow
  • Lives Glasgow
  • Coach Volodymyr Gladkov
  • Club Scottish Wrestling Squad
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Jackie Chan, Mr Bean and Kung Fu Panda.

  • I eat...

    Smoothies and Borsh

  • I read....

    The Brothers Karamazov

Career Highlights

11 th
Gold Coast 2018
Freestyle Wrestling Men - 74kg
2 nd
2017 British Closed Championships
1 st
2017 English Open Championships
3 rd
Glasgow 2014
Freestyle Wrestling Men - 65kg
1 st
2014 English Senior Championships
1 st
2013 British Senior Championships
1 st
2013 English Senior Championships
3 rd
2011 Commonwealth Championships