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Abdullo Tangriev (born 28 March 1981) is an Uzbek judoka. He won a silver medal in the +100 kg category of the 2008 Olympic Games.[1]

Abdullo Tangriev
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Personal information
Full nameAbdullo Tangriev
Born (1981-03-28) 28 March 1981 (age 38)
Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight132 kg (291 lb)[1]
Country Uzbekistan
Turned pro2000-

Early lifeEdit

Abdullo Tangriev was born on 28 March 1981, in Surxondaryo Region. He was engaged with judo from the age 10. From 1995 he started training in Chirchiq Olympics school. He was able to show his talent from early ages, and in the age of 19 he was called to the Uzbekistan National Olympics team, and attended in 2000 Summer Olympics[2]


After the Olympics, he won the Uzbekistan championship from judo, in 2001. In 2003 for the first time in his career he became the champion of Asia, in super weight category which was held in Jeju Province. In coming for years (2005, 2007, 2008, 2011) he also became the champion of Asia in judo.

In the same year of 2003 Tangriev won the third place in 23rd World Judo Championship which took place in Osaka. In the years of 2005 (Rio de Janeiro) and 2009 (Rotterdam) he twice was honored as the bronze medal owner in Judo World Championship.

In 2008 Summer Olympics Tangriev was able to reach the final stage of tournament in category of 100kg's, where he lost the fight, and got the second place.[2][3][4]

In 2012 Summer Olympics Tangriev was disqualified from professional sport, due to cannabis being detected in his drug test.[5]


  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Abdullo Tangriev". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Article about Abdullo Tangriev". Archived from the original on 4 April 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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