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Kostya Tszyu

Kostya Tszyu

Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu is a retired Russian-Australian professional boxer of mixed Russian, Korean and Mongol descent. His Russian-Korean name may appear cumbersome in English, though it is pronounced the same as the traditional anglophone spelling of the Christian first name and Korean surname: Constantine Tsu. His spelling is an overly literal legal letter-for-letter transcription of his native Cyrillic alphabet documents as issued by the Soviet Union, presumably retained because his international career began before his move to Australia. "Kostya" is simply the traditional short, informal Russian version of his first name. He holds both Russian and ... more on Wikipedia

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