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Mirko Englich (born 28 August 1978) is a German Greco-Roman wrestler. He won two silver medals at the European Wrestling Championships in 2003 and 2008. Englich won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He defeated U.S.A's Adam Wheeler in the semi-finals to face Russia's Aslanbek Khushtov.[1]

Mirko Englich
Personal information
Born (1978-08-28) 28 August 1978 (age 41)
Witten, Germany
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight102 kg (225 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
Club1. SC Luckenwalde
Luckenwalde RSV Hansa 90
Frankfurt Oder
Coached byJoern Levermann
Maik Bullmann

He was married to national champion Yvonne Englich, and they had two children. She died in January 2018, following a lengthy battle with cancer, at age 38.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mirko Englich Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  2. ^ "Wittener Top-Sportlerin Yvonne Englich stirbt mit 38 Jahren" [Wittener top athlete Yvonne Englich dies at the age of 38]. Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 8 January 2018.