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Jamaladdin Magomedov

Jamaladdin Gadzhievich Magomedov (Russian: Джамаладдин Магомедов; Azerbaijani: Camaləddin Məhəmmədov; born March 14, 1989 in Makhachkala) is a Russian-born naturalized Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler of Avar descent, who played for the men's super heavyweight category.[1][2] In 2011, Magomedov had won two bronze medals at the World Wrestling Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, and at the European Wrestling Championships in Dortmund, Germany.[3][4] He is also a member of Atasport Wrestling Club in Baku, and is coached and trained by Anvar Magomedgadzhiev of Russia.

Jamaladdin Magomedov
Джамаладдин Магомедов
Personal information
Full nameJamaladdin Gadzhievich Magomedov
NationalityRussia Russian
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani
EthnicityAvar
Born (1989-03-14) 14 March 1989 (age 30)
Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight110 kg (243 lb)
Sport
CountryRussia
Azerbaijan
ClubAtasport Baku (AZE)[1]
Coached byAnvar Magomedgadzhiev
(Dagestan)[1]

Magomedov represented his current nation Azerbaijan at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he competed for the men's 120 kg class. He lost the qualifying match to Russia's Bilyal Makhov, who was able to score five points in two straight periods, leaving Magomedov without a single point.[5]

At the 2016 Olympics, he lost to Tervel Dlagnev in the second round.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Jamaladdin Magomedov". London 2012. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jamaladdin Magomedov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  3. ^ Sesker, Craig (20 July 2012). "Olympic preview in freestyle wrestling at 120 kg/264.5 lbs". USA Wrestling. The Mat. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  4. ^ Xosrovoglu, Nadir. "Europe thrown onto its shoulders". Region Plus (Azerbaijan). Archived from the original on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Men's 120kg Freestyle Qualification". London 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2012.

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