Ildar Hafizov

Ildar Hafizov

Olympic Games, 2008 (11th at 55 kg (UZB)), (12th at 60 kg (USA))

World Championships, 2007 (UZB), 2009 (UZB), 2011 (UZB), 2017, 2019, 2022, 2023

Upcoming Event

2023 Pan American Games

November 1-4, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

Upcoming Event

2023 Pan American Games

November 1-4, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

Previous Event

2023 World Championships

Sept. 16-24, 2023 | Belgrade, Serbia

Athlete Bio

Justin Hoch






Olympic College

2023-24 Team USA ranking:  No. 1 at 60 kg/132 lbs.

Years on Team USA: 7 (2016-24)

Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Club: U.S. Army WCAP

College: Olympic College

Hometown: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Born:  Jan. 30, 1988

2020 Olympics (12th at 60 kg for USA), 2008 Olympics (11th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan)

2023 Senior World Championships (33rd at 60 kg), 2022 Senior World Championships (10th at 60 kg), 2019 Senior World Championships (16th at 60 kg), 2017 Senior World Championships (19th at 59 kg), 2011 Senior World Championships (30th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan), 2009 Senior World Championships (30th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan), 2007 Senior World Championships (5th at 55 kg for Uzbekistan)

  • Two-time Olympian (2008 for Uzbekistan, 2020 for USA)
  • Three-time Final X champion (2019, 2022, 2023)
  • 2023 Senior World Team Trials Challenge champion
  • 2021 Pan American Championships silver medalist
  • Three-time World Team member for Uzbekistan (2007, 2009, 2011)
  • 2019 and 2017 U.S. World Team member
  • 2017 World Team Trials champion
  • 2016 U.S. Open champion
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials runner-up
  • Fifth at World Championships (2007)

2023: Final X champion…Senior World Team Trials Challenge champion…US Open runner-up…Grand Prix of Germany runner-up…18th at Polyak Imre & Varga Janos Memorial (Hungary)…33rd at Senior World Championships…

2022: Sixth at Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series… Final X champion…USMC US Open champion…Bill Farrell Memorial International runner-up…Senior World Team Trials runner-up…10th at Senior World Championships…

2021: Olympic Team Trials champion…Pan-American Senior Championships runner-up…12th at Olympic Games…Senior World Team Trials runner-up…Fifth at Matteo Pellicone Tournament (Italy)…

2020: Runner-up at Pan American Olympic Qualifier… Eighth at Matteo Pellicone Tournament (Italy)…

2019: 16th at World Championships... Final X Champion… U.S. Open runner-up… World Team Trials Tournament champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… Armed Forces champion…Bronze at World Military Games...Pan American Games bronze medalist…Eighth at Grand Prix of Zagreb…

2018: Second in Greco-Roman Armed Forces Championship…

2017: Thor Masters champion… Armed Forces champion… World Military Championships fifth place… 19th at Senior World Championships…

2016: Fifth at the Hungarian Grand Prix...

2015: Vantaa Cup champion (U.S)… Third in Bill Farrell International (unattached)… Seventh in Haavisto Cup (U.S.)…

2013: (competing for Uzbekistan): Ninth at Vehbi Emre...

2012: (competing for Uzbekistan): Azovmash Cup champion … Seventh at President Cup of Kazakhstan ...

2011: (competing for Uzbekistan): World Team member … Second at Asian Championships … Ninth at President Cup of Kazakhstan...

2010: (competing for Uzbekistan): Dave Schultz Memorial Champion … Fifth at Golden Grand Prix

2009: (competing for Uzbekistan): World Team member … Third at Golden Grand Prix Second at Grand Prix of Germany...

2008: (competing for Uzbekistan): 11th at Olympics … Seventh at Golden Grand Prix...

2007: (competing for Uzbekistan): Third at Junior Asian Championships...

2006: (competing for Uzbekistan): Junior Asian champion...

2005: (competing for Uzbekistan): Third at Cadet Asian Championships...

Age-group Achievements: 2006 Junior Asian champion…2007 Junior Asian bronze…2005 Cadet Asian bronze…

Personal: Originally from Uzbekistan... Currently a member of Army's World Class Athlete

Program...Married to Dina Hafizov.

Instagram: hafizovildar

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