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Renat Saidov: biography
The growth of 207 cm, weight — 127 kg. In the team judo heavyweight affectionately known as «the Kid». Renat Saidov is not offended by this nickname, says it was his second name.
He was born September 27, 1988 in Dagestan. His international family: mother – the Abazin, the father — Lezgins, but he Saidov considers himself Dagestani. However, so as not to offend the parents, the athlete is taught and Abaza, and Lezgin languages. He says that my mother’s roots helped him in becoming – explosive temper more than once helped Renata on the Mat.
When he was young, his family moved to Karachay-Cherkessia. There’s Renat Saidov began studying judo. He came to children’s sports school and inexperienced rookie got off to a good coach Vyacheslav Pchelkina. Later received an offer from Chelyabinsk – Saidov moved to this city and started training there. Says that in Russia he had more opportunities than at home.
Renat Saidov trains at the famous Alexander Miller and plays for the club «yawara-Neva» today. His first major achievement was the silver medal at the Universiade 2011. Two years later he won the bronze medal at the University games and brought a bronze medal from the World games of martial arts. A landmark in the career of an athlete was 2014. Renat Saidov became the silver medalist of the European Championship in the team tournament on the judo, won a bronze medal in the tournament series «Grand slam» won the Grand Prix on judo championship in Havana.
In 2014, Renat Saidov played brilliantly in the world Cup that was held in Chelyabinsk. He lost the battle with the famous judoka Teddy Riner. But in the battle for bronze outright defeated his opponent — it was David Moore.
At the Olympic games in London, which took place in 2012, Saidov was not hit, he lacked experience and training. Dream athlete was the Olympic games 2016 in Rio. And this dream has come true: Renat Saidov became part of the Russian Olympic team, however, to be on the podium, he failed.
For 5 years, Renat Saidov showed excellent results. He won 37 medals in international competitions: among them 11 gold and 13 silver and bronze.
Renat Saidov is not married. Free time the athlete is almost gone – most of it he spends on collecting and competitions. A hobby he jokingly calls a dream.
If it turns out, love to go fishing. In Dagestan he can not come, but the successes of the Dagestan athletes he watches. Now Renat builds a house in Dagestan and hopes to be out there more often. When it comes to family, eating khinkali, manta rays and other national dishes, trying to meet with all my friends.
About yourself Saidov says he is big and noticeable – a solid advantage with muscle and flesh.