Aiperi
MEDET KYZY

KGZ

Age

23 y/o | Seniors

Style

Women's wrestling

Weight

76 kg

UWW Rank

2

Season 2022

8 W / 0 L

About Aiperi

Aiperi MEDET KYZY (KGZ) earned Olympic berth by winning five-woman weight class at Asian Olympic qualifying tournament, beating all four opponents by technical fall and outscoring them 42-1...One week later at same Almaty venue, took silver medal at Asian Championships, losing by fall in final to Elmira SYZDYKOVA (KAZ) after beating her 6-1 in group stage...5th at Poland Open in June with losses to two Tokyo qualifiers, 3-1 in semifinals to Epp MAE (EST) and by fall in bronze-medal match to Natalia VOROBEVA (RUS)....Runner-up to Mae at Ukrainian International in February...Beat Syzdykova by fall at 2020 Asian Championships before losing 4-1 in final to world silver medalist Hiroe MINAGAWA (JPN)...2019 world U-23 bronze medalist...2018 Asian Games bronze medalist and Asian junior champion....Became Kyrgyzstan's 1st-ever female world champion on any level by winning 2017 world junior gold with last-second 8-6 victory over Yasuha MATSUYUKI (JPN)---avenging loss in 2016 world cadet final...Started wrestling at age 13, inspired by seeing Aisuluu TYNYBEKOVA (KGZ) at London 2012 Olympics...Father is farmer, mother is Russian language teacher. Studied graphic design at university.