Daulet
NIYAZBEKOV

KAZ

Age

32 y/o | Seniors

Style

Freestyle

Weight

65 kg

UWW Rank

12

Season 2021

4 W / 4 L

About Daulet

Daulet NIYAZBEKOV (KAZ w)on silver medal at 2019 World Championships to secure berth in 2nd Olympics. Scored a controversial 9-9 victory in semifinals over Bajrang PUNIA (IND), in which he nearly squandered a 9-2 lead. Was dealt a one-sided 10-0 loss in final by Gadshimurad RASHIDOV (RUS)...Only other medal in 6 previous trips to World Championships was bronze in debut in 2011...Finished 5th at London 2012 Olympics at 55kg. Lost to Dyamal OTARSULTANOV (RUS) in semifinals and Kyong-Il YANG (PRK) in bronze-medal match...7-time Asian medalist, including 3 golds. Won the 2018 title at 65kg over Daichi TAKATANI (JPN), and 2015 and 2016 golds at 61kg, beating Behnam EHSANPOOR (IRI) in both finals. Claimed 4th bronze medal in 2020 after losing 10-3 in quarterfinals to 2018 world champion Takuto OTOGURO (JPN)...Silver medalist at 2021 Matteo Pellicone tournament...Married with 3 children. Member of Kazakh Army.