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Abdusalam Mamatkhanovich Gadisov (born 26 March 1989 in Dagestan) is an AvarDagestani born-Russian freestyle wrestler.[1] He competed in the freestyle 96 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics; after defeating Taimuraz Tigiyev in the qualification round, he was eliminated by Reza Yazdani in the 1/8 finals.[2]

Abdusalam Gadisov
Абдулсалам Гадисов
Personal information
Birth nameAbdusalam Mamatkhanovich Gadisov
Nickname(s)Mr Olympia
NationalityRussian
Born (1989-03-26) 26 March 1989 (age 30)
Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
ResidenceMakhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
WeightLight Heavyweight (97 kg)
Middleweight (formally, 86 kg)
Sport
RankGrand Master of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling
ClubDynamo wrestling club
Armor Functional Training Center
Coached byMagomed Magomedov, Gaidar Gaidarov, Imanmurza Aliev

In 2014 he became World freestyle wrestling champion at the 97 kg division, and was the runner-up in 2015.

At the national level, he became Russian national champion in 2012. In the final he defeated Olympic Champion and five time World Champion Khadzhimurat Gatsalov. He won the Russian National Freestyle Wrestling Championships again in 2015.

He is a devout Sunni Muslim.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Abdusalam Gadisov". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
  2. ^ "Men's 96kg Freestyle: 1/8 Finals". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvaTiqWA5fM

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