82-year-old Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling Alexander Ivanitsky disappeared in the Moscow region, reports “R-Sport”. The pensioner left the house in the Ruza district of the city and disappeared.

“The duty unit in the RUz city district received a statement from relatives about the search for a father born in 1937, who left home on July 22. Its location is currently being established, ” the police said.

Alexander Ivanitsky-Soviet freestyle wrestler and Sambo wrestler, Olympic champion in 1964, multiple world champion, winner and prize-winner of the USSR freestyle wrestling Championships, honored master of sports of the USSR, and later a long-term head of the main editorial office of sports programs of the USSR state television and radio.

Missing Olympic freestyle wrestling champion Ivanitsky found dead in Moscow region

82-year-old Olympic freestyle wrestling champion Alexander Ivanitsky was found dead in one of the forests of the Moscow region, TASS reports, citing volunteers who were searching for the journalist.

Ivanitsky was reported missing yesterday, July 24. According to his son Vladimir, Alexander went for mushrooms a few days ago, but never returned home.

Alexander Ivanitsky-Soviet freestyle wrestler, Sambo wrestler, Olympic champion in 1964, multiple world champion, winner and medalist of the USSR freestyle wrestling Championships, honored master of sports of the USSR, later-long-term head of the main editorial office of sports programs of the USSR state television and radio.

Earlier, the son of the champion suggested that the father could have drowned when crossing the river. According to Vladimir, his father’s basket with things washed up on the shore.

Legendary wrestler Alexander Karelin will leave the state Duma

Three-time Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling Alexander Karelin will leave the State Duma of the Russian Federation after a single day of voting, which will be held in September 2020. It will go to the Federation Council, RBC reports, citing sources.

“He has already made a decision and a corresponding offer,” the source said.

Karelin declined to comment.

Karelin, 52, is a three — time Olympic winner, nine-time world champion, and 12-time European champion. During his career, he won 888 fights (887 in wrestling and 1 in MMA) and suffered two defeats. He is listed in the Guinness Book of records as an athlete who has not lost a single fight for 13 years. There are cases when opponents refused to fight with him.