Kamandar Madzhidov

Kamandar Bafali oglu Madzhidov (Azerbaijani: Kamandar Bafəli oğlu Məcidov; born 7 May 1961, Dmanisi, Georgian SSR) is a Belarusian wrestler with Azerbaijani origin, Olympic Champion, World Champion and European Champion.[1]

Kamandar Madzhidov
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 62 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Budapest 62 kg
Silver medal – second place 1987 Clermont-Ferrand 62 kg
Gold medal – first place 1989 Martigny 68 kg
Silver medal – second place 1993 Toronto 68 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1984 Jönköping 62 kg
Gold medal – first place 1985 Leipzig 62 kg
Gold medal – first place 1991 Aschaffenburg 68 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Istanbul 68 kg
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1990 Gothenburg 68 kg

He competed for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where he won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, the featherweight class.[2] At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta he placed fourth in the lightweight class, now competing for Belarus.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles
  2. ^ "Profile: Kamandar Madzhidov". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 March 2009.