Meet Wladimir Klitschko, a Ukrainian heavyweight boxer who is dating Victoria’s Secret model Karolina Kurkova, recently voted as the Sexiest Woman in the World. Klitschko himself is one of the top boxers in the world and currently holds the IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles. See photos, video and a biography of Klitschko here.
Wladimir has been smitten by the lovely model since they met in New York. His girlfriend is one of the top paid models in the world and one of Victoria’s Secret angels. While the couple denies any chemistry between them, sources have evidence of a link-up.
Klitschko said: “She is so much more than just looks. Karolina really is a lovely woman. She makes me laugh when usually I’m the clown. No other woman has managed to turn that around.”
As a biography, Wladimir Klitschko was born on March 25, 1976 in Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR so his age is 32. He attended Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky Pedagogical Institute and has a PhD. in Sports Science from Kyiv University. Wlad is a national hero in his former home Germany.
He started out good in the boxing arena by winning the Junior European Championships in 1993. He stood second in the Super Heavyweight at European Championships in 1996. Klitschko became an internationally famed sports-person in the 1996 Olympics when he defeated Paea Wolfgramm for the Super-Heavyweight gold medal. He also won the WBO heavyweight championship from American Chris Byrd in 2000. The unification of IBF and WBO titles happened when he beat Sultan Ibragimov at Madison Square Garden in New York City in February this year.
Klitschko moved to Beverly Hills with his brother Vitali from Germany. Vitali is also a professional heavyweight boxer. The brothers have their own men’s sports and leather clothes designer chain in partnership with Hugo Boss. They are also working with UNESCO to support poor children.
In popular media, Wladimir did a small role with Lennox Lewis in the movie Ocean’s Eleven.
More photos and a video of Wladimir Klitschko are below.
Wladimir Klitschko Video