Yeldos Smetov BioGraphy

Yeldos Smetov BioGraphy : He is a Kazakhstani judoka who, despite his young age, has repeatedly managed to glorify the country on the world stage. Kazakhstani judokas  Smetov and Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh had their first fight at the Tokyo Olympics. Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh, who was the first on the tatami, lost to Yanan Li from China by ippon. He defeated Turkish wrestler Mirhaj Akkush. Kazakhstani judoka defeated his opponent with ippon. After that, Smetov defeated the South Korean athlete Kim Won Jin and reached the semifinals. His next opponent is Naohisa Takato from Japan. It’s worth noting that six Kazakhstani judokas went to the Tokyo Olympics. They are:  Smetov, Erlan Serikzhanov, Zhansai Smagulov, Didar Hamza, Islam Bozbayev and Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh. According to the head coach Galymzhan Zhylgeldiyev, the draw was heavy in some weight classes. The team leader Eldos  v is especially strong. He will have to compete against the strongest wrestlers of Japan and Georgia. In 2016,  Smetov won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh won the bronze medal.

Yeldos Smetov BioGraphy

He was born on 9 September 1992. His birth place is Taraz, Kazakhstan. He is just 28 years old. His father’s name is Baktybay Smetov and mother’s name is Toktagul Smetova. He has Kazakh citizenship. His birth sign is Virgo. His coach’s name is Galymzhan Zhylkeldiyev.

 Journey Beginning

Olympic medalist has been involved in judo since the age of 5. His brother was the first to come to this section. Later he tried several martial arts, such as boxing and sambo. However, his interest in judo prevails. Later, the coaches began to notice him. Thus,he is slowly entering the big, professional sport. The first coach says that his’s perseverance and love for sports are special.

  Education Qualification

He actively combined his studies at school with training and competitions, and by the end of the school, his amateur hobby for judo turned into a professional occupation. After the 11th grade, he entered the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnics at the KazNU named after. Al-Farabi, but did not leave the sport. For good results, he was enrolled in the youth national judo team of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and at that time at the 2010 and 2011 championships. he took gold and bronze medals. The transition to the senior team brought new victories:

  • Gold – World Championship 2015 and Asian Championship 2014/2016.
  • 1st place – Asian Games 2014.
  • Silver – 2016 Olympic Games.
  • Bronze – Asian Championship 2014.

He continues to keep the bar high: in 2018 he won the Grand Slam tournament in Yekaterinburg (RF), and in 2019 – the Grand Prix in Antalya (Turkey). At the moment, he has more than 15 awards won at republican and international competitions. Now  Smetov trains hard and prepares for the next championships.

Undoubtedly, Smetov’s victory inspired the Kazakh people. Now we hope that his victory will be continued by Kazakh athletes at the Olympics. By the way, judokas won another medal.

Yeldos Smetov BioGraphy
Real Name Yeldos Smetov
Nick name Yeldos
Age 28 Year Old
Date Of Birth 9 September 1992
Nationality Kazakh
Country Kazakhstan
Gender Male
Birth Place Taraz, Kazakhstan
Profession Kazakh judoka
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Father Baktybay Smetov
Mother Toktagul Smetova
Sister Name Don’t Know
Brother  Name Zhandos Smetov
Best Friend name Don’t Know
School Don’t Know
College name Don’t Know
Qualification Don’t Know
 Physical Status
Yeldos Smetov BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Body type Athletic
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 15 (US) approx
Chest Size N/A
Biceps Size N/A
Waist Size N/A
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? No
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Wife  Name Don’t Know
Ex- Girlfriend Name Don’t Know
 Social Network
LinkedIn Not active
Facebook Link
Twitter Link
Instagram Link
You Tube Link
Wikipedia Link

 Net Worth

If you want to know the net worth of him, then you will have to wait for that. Because right now we do not have any information about his net worth.

 Interesting Fact

  • At the age of 9, he fell heavily, his parents were sure that after that he would not return to the sport.
  • Islam Yashuev defeated his opponent at the Grand Slam in just 2 minutes and 20 seconds.
  • Due to the injury he received in Jakarta, he will not be able to fight further for reaching the ½ finals.
  • He enjoys singing and playing instruments.

 Medal Record

He plays Judo representing Kazakhstan. He has represented Kazakhstan in many games such as Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Games, Asian Championships, IJF World Masters, IJF Grand Slam and IJF Grand Prix. We have given complete information about the medals won by him in all these games below.

Olympic Games

  • Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio de Janeiro –60 kg
  • Bronze medal – third place 2020 Tokyo –60 kg

World Championships

  • Gold medal – first place 2015 Astana –60 kg
  • Bronze medal – third place 2019 Tokyo –60 kg

Asian Games

  • Gold medal – first place 2014 Incheon –60 kg

Asian Championships

  • Gold medal – first place 2016 Tashkent –60 kg
  • Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bangkok –60 kg

IJF World Masters

  • Bronze medal – third place 2018 Guangzhou –60 kg

IJF Grand Slam

  • Gold medal – first place 2018 Ekaterinburg -60 kg
  • Silver medal – second place 2019 Paris -60 kg
  • Silver medal – second place 2021 Tashkent -60 kg
  • Bronze medal – third place 2020 Paris -60 kg

Yeldos Smetov BioGraphy (IJF Grand Prix)

  • Gold medal – first place 2013 Almaty -60 kg
  • Gold medal – first place 2014 Astana -60 kg
  • Gold medal – first place 2015 Budapest -60 kg
  • Gold medal – first place 2018 Hohhot -60 kg
  • Gold medal – first place 2019 Antalya -60 kg
  • Gold medal – first place 2019 Budapest -60 kg
  • Silver medal – second place 2013 Samsun -60 kg
  • Silver medal – second place 2014 Samsun -60 kg
  • Silver medal – second place 2016 Düsseldorf -60 kg
  • Bronze medal – third place 2011 Qingdao -60 kg

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Frequently Ask Question

Que : Who is Yeldos?
Ans :  He is a Kazakh judoka.

Que : What is his birth sign?
Ans :  Virgo

Que : Who is his father?
Ans :  Baktybay Smetov

Que : Who is his mother?
Ans :  Toktagul Smetova

Que :Who is his brother? 
Ans :  Zhandos Smetov

Que : what is his age?
Ans :  29 year old

Que : What is his date of birth?
Ans :  9 September 1992

Que : How tall is he?
Ans :  1.67 m


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