Namig Abdullayev (Azerbaijani: Namiq Abdullayev, born 4 January 1971) is a retired Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler, who won a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics, as well as three gold medals at European championships and three silver medals at world championships.
|Born||4 January 1971 (age 48)|
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lb)|
A three-time Olympian, Abdullayev won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the 52 kg category and the gold in the 55 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but was eliminated early.
Abdullayev retired in 2009.
- Namiq Abdullayev. sports-reference.com
- (in Russian) Легендарный азербайджанский борец Намик Абдуллаев уходит из большого спорта (Legendary Azerbaijani Wrestler Namiq Abdullayev Retiring). Day.az. 18 July 2009.
- (in Russian) Azerbaijani Женился азербайджанский борец Намик Абдуллаев (Wrestler Namig Abdullayev Getting Married). day.az. 28 October 2008
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