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Rovshan Bayramov (Azerbaijani: Rövşən Bayramov; born 7 May 1987, Baku, Azerbaijani SSR) is an Azerbaijani wrestler. He is a European and world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling. Moreover, he is a two-time Olympic silver medalist.

Rovshan Bayramov
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Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling
Representing  Azerbaijan
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 55 kg
Silver medal – second place 2012 London 55 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Guangzhou 55 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Herning 55 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Istanbul 55 kg
Silver medal – second place 2015 Las Vegas 59 kg
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Moscow 55 kg
Gold medal – first place 2007 Sofia 55 kg
Gold medal – first place 2008 Tampere 55 kg

In the 2011 World Wrestling Championship held in Istanbul, he was a world champion adding a gold medal to the combination of the silver and bronze medals obtained in the previous world championships. In addition, Bayramov holds two European titles.

2008 Beijing OlympicsEdit

In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Bayramov successfully reached the final having beaten Mostafa Mohamed (Egypt), Yagnier Hernández (Cuba), Roman Amoyan (Armenia), but lost to Nazyr Mankiev from Russia.

2012 London OlympicsEdit

In the 2012 London Olympics having beaten Mingiyan Semenov (Russia), Spenser Mango (USA), Li Shujin (China) and Choi Gyu-Jin (South Korea), Bayramov lost in the final against Hamid Sourian (Iran) and obtained his second silver Olympic medal in a row.


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