Nurislam Sanayev

Artas Sanaa (Russian: Артас Санаа; born February 9, 1991 in Tuva, Russia) is a Russian and Kazakhstani freestyle wrestler of Tuva heritage. He competed in the men's freestyle 57 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which he was eliminated in the repechage by Haji Aliyev.[1][2] He has qualified to represent Kazakhstan again at the 2020 Summer Olympics in the men's freestyle 57 kg event.[3]

Nurislam Sanayev
Medal record
Representing  Kazakhstan
Men's freestyle
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2018 Budapest 57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Nur-Sultan 57 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2018 Bishkek 61 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2017 New Delhi 57 kg

Personal lifeEdit

In 2016, before the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, converted to Islam and changed its name[4][5].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nurislam Sanayev". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on September 22, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Men's Freestyle 57 kg - Standings". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on September 22, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  3. ^ INFORM.KZ (2019-09-19). "Two Kazakh free style wrestlers earn 2020 Olympic Games quotas". www.inform.kz (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  4. ^ Тувинский борец Артас Санаа принял ислам и сменил имя
  5. ^ Kazakh wrestler changes name ahead of Rio Olympics