Egzon Shala (born November 23, 1990) is a Kosovan-Albanian freestyle wrestler. Representing Albania, he earned a bronze medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games. Representing Kosovo, he qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics from the 2019 World Wrestling Championships after he was promoted from 5th place as two athlete (Syrian Badzha Khutaba and Uzbek Khasanboy Rakhimov) were disqualified due to doping violations.[1]

Egzon Shala
Personal information
Full nameEgzon Shala
Born (1990-11-23) 23 November 1990 (age 32)
Medal record
Representing  Albania
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Mediterranean Games
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Mersin 96 kg
Mediterranean Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Kanjiža 97 kg
Updated on 31 March 2021.

Major resultsEdit

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
Representing   Albania
2011 World Championships   Istanbul, Turkey 35th Freestyle 84 kg
2012 European Championships   Belgrade, Serbia 21st Freestyle 84 kg
2013 European Championships   Tbilisi, Georgia 5th Freestyle 96 kg
Mediterranean Games   Mersin, Turkey 3rd Freestyle 96 kg
World Championships   Budapest, Hungary 10th Freestyle 96 kg
2014 European Championships   Vantaa, Finland 13th Freestyle 97 kg
Mediterranean Championships   Kanjiža, Serbia 1st Freestyle 97 kg
World Championships   Tashkent, Uzbekistan 6th Freestyle 97 kg
2015 European Games   Baku, Azerbaijan 17th Freestyle 125 kg
World Championships   Las Vegas, United States 24th Freestyle 97 kg
2016 European Championships   Riga, Latvia 14th Freestyle 97 kg
2017 European Championships   Novi Sad, Serbia 15th Freestyle 97 kg
Representing   Kosovo
2019 European Championships   Bucharest, Romania 7th Freestyle 125 kg
World Championships   Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan 5th Freestyle 125 kg
2021 European Championships   Warsaw, Poland 12th Freestyle 125 kg
Olympic Games   Tokyo, Japan 7th Freestyle 125 kg
2022 Mediterranean Games   Oran, Algeria 9th Freestyle 125 kg


  1. ^ "Trio of Olympic Licenses Reassigned After Anti-Doping Rules Violations". 19 February 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2021.

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