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10: Things you might not know about Vitali Klitschko

27
Sep

A weekly boxing list compiled by Michael Rosenthal. This week: 10 things you might not have known about Vitali Klitschko.

1. Has a Ph.D. in sports medicine
2. Started as a kick boxer
3. Was born in what is now the Kyrgyz Republic, not Ukraine
4. Loves surfing
5. Lost in a bid to become mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine
6. Called Ukraine “the most corrupt country in the world”
7. Is an avid chess player
8. His son Max is named after Max Schmeling
9. Believed to have never been behind in a pro fight
10. Father, Wladimir Rodionovich, was a Soviet Air Force colonel

Michael Rosenthal can be reached at [email protected]

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