Artem Surkov

Artem Olegovich Surkov (Russian: Артём Олегович Сурков; born 15 October 1993)[2] is a Russian Greco-Roman wrestler. Senior World Champion 2018 and runner-up in 2019. He is bronze medalist Golden Grand Prix Ivan Poddubny in the Greco-Roman men's 66 kg event. He competed at the European Games 2015 and in the final match he defeated Migran Arutyunyan of Armenia.[3] Also he won silver medal in World Greco-Roman Cup in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. He was a member of the Russian team in 66 kg at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas, United States,[4] where he beat Migran Arutyunyan in the bronze medal match.

Artem Surkov
Артём Сурков
Personal information
Full nameArtem Olegovich Surkov
NationalityRussian
Born (1993-10-15) 15 October 1993 (age 26)[1]
Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russia
ResidenceSaransk, Russia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight66 kg (146 lb)[1]
WebsiteOfficial Facebook Profile
Official VK Profile
Official Instagram Profile
Sport
CountryRussia
SportWrestling[1]
Event(s)Greco-Roman
ClubRussian Air Force Sport Club
Aleksey Mishin Wrestling Academy
Coached byViktor Ermoshin, Sergey Egorkin and Vasily Ermakov

At the European Wrestling Championships 2018, he won a gold medal.[5] He became world champion at 2018 World Wrestling Championships.

He is married and has a son.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Surkov bio's". baku2015.com. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Artem Surkov in wrestrus". wrestrus.ru. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Surkov is European Games gold medalist". baku2015.com. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Surkov is World Team member". wrestrus.ru. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Сурков победил на ЧЕ в Каспийске в категории до 67 кг" [Surkov won the Eurpoean Championship in Kaspiysk in the category up to 67 kg]. studio21.ru (in Russian). 2 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Surkov has a son". wrestrus.ru. Retrieved 27 October 2018.