The birthday Vitali Klitschko: little-known facts about the birthday boy

Today, the famous athlete and policies will be 48 years.

День рождения Виталия Кличко: малоизвестные факты об имениннике

The birthday Vitali Klitschko: little-known facts about the birthday boy

Today, July 19, legendary Ukrainian boxer and mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko celebrates 48th birthday.

In honor of the holiday Ivona has prepared a selection of interesting facts from the life of the birthday.

  • Vitali Klitschko born 19 July 1971 in the village of Belovodskoe in the Kirghiz SSR. Father Vladimir was a soldier, and mother Nadezhda worked as a primary school teacher. In the early ‘ 80s, the family lived in the town Mimon, Czechoslovakia, where his father served. In 1985 together with his parents and younger brother Vitali moved to Ukraine.
  • The father of the boxer is a descendant of an impoverished Ukrainian-Cossack family. Some relatives on my father died during the famine. But in a sort of mother of the athlete was a family with Jewish roots. They were shot by the Germans during the Holocaust in the 1940-ies.

День рождения Виталия Кличко: малоизвестные факты об имениннике

Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko with their parents

  • Vitaly from childhood was engaged in kickboxing. He six times became the world champion in this kind of combat.
  • Vitali Klitschko could not take part in the Olympic games of 1996 in Atlanta. But the athlete was found positive test for steroids, which he used to treat injuries. Instead, the representative of Ukraine at the Olympic games was his brother Vladimir Klitschko. We will note that Vladimir won the tournament and became the Olympic champion.
  • Vitali Klitschko made his debut in the professional ring at the same time with his brother in November 1996.

День рождения Виталия Кличко: малоизвестные факты об имениннике

Vitali Klitschko

  • Boxer graduated from the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky pedagogical Institute, graduate of National University of physical education and sport of Ukraine and National Academy of public administration under the President of Ukraine. Also the mayor of Kiev is a PhD in the field of physical education and sport. He defended his thesis on “the method of determining the ability of boxers in the multi-stage system of sports selection“.
  • In 1996, he married model Natalya Yegorova, who previously did gymnastics and synchronized swimming. The couple has three children – 19-year-old son Yegor-Daniel, 16-year-old daughter Elizabeth-Victoria and 13-year-old son Maxim-Alexandra. The children have us citizenship as you were born in the United States.
  • The eldest son, Named Egor lives in Miami, USA, and Lisa and Maxim are studying at the International school of Hamburg.

День рождения Виталия Кличко: малоизвестные факты об имениннике

Vitali Klitschko with his wife Natalia

  • Together with his brother Vladimir and Sylvester Stallone, Vitali Klitschko produced the musical “rocky.“
  • In honor of the Klitschko brothers was named asteroid No. 212723, which opened on 14 September 2007, scientists Andrushevka astronomic Observatory.

День рождения Виталия Кличко: малоизвестные факты об имениннике

The Klitschko Brothers

  • Vitalia Hobbies – diving, playing chess and writing poetry.
  • In 2003 Vitaly together with his brother he founded a charity organization “Klichko brothers Fund“.
  • For the first time about the end of sports career Klitschko said in November 2005. Two years later, he decided to return to Boxing. Finally the career of boxer Vitaly completed in December 2013.

Earlier, his birthday celebrated star of the “fast & Furious“ VIN Diesel.

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