• Vitali Klitschko is a former heavyweight boxing champion
  • Today he is the current mayor Kyiv
  • Klitschko has become an important figure in the war against Russia

But there are some who stand taller than most in the struggle! One of those people is former world heavyweight champion and current mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko. Klitschko is a cultural staple in his home country, and here is how this bruiser of a man became a sports legend!

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Vitali Klitschko was born on July 19, 1971 in Bilovodske, Kyrgyzstan. His father was an Air Force pilot and his mother was a teacher. As a child, he traveled much of the Soviet Union with his family and spent almost his whole childhood in the army garrisons. From a young age it was clear that he and his brother Wladimir were both born to be athletes...

Watch the video above to learn more!