Selim Yaşar

Koloi Mikailovich Kartoev (Russian: Колой Микаилович Картоев; born 20 February 1990 in Ingushetia) also known as Selim Yaşar or Zelimkhan Kartoev, is an Ingush-born Russian naturalized Turkish[1] freestyle wrestler, Junior and Cadet World Champion.[2] Runner-up 2015 World Wrestling Championships and bronze medalist 2014 World Wrestling Championships. Winner Wenceslas Ziolkowski Memorial XLIX.[3] He is a Turkish national wrestling champion.[4] He won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, losing to Russian Abdulrashid Sadulaev. Yaşar became bronze medalist at the 2017 European Wrestling Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia.[5]

Selim Yaşar
Koloi Kartoev
Зелимхан Картоев
Колой Картоев
2016 Summer Olympics, Men's Freestyle Wrestling 86 kg awarding ceremony (Selim Yaşar cropped).jpg
Yaşar in 2016
Personal information
Full nameKoloi Mikailovich Kartoev
National team Turkey
Born (1990-02-20) February 20, 1990 (age 30)
Dolakova, Nazranovsky District, Ingushetia, Russia
ResidenceNazran, Ingushetia, Russia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
RankNumber two in the ranking UWW (in 2015,2016), International Master of Sports.
ClubKrasnodar FS Team
RNO-Alania Wrestling Camp
Coached byAdam Barakhoev, Abdullah Magomedov, Ovik Safaryan (RUS)


  1. ^ "Favorite of World Championships 2015: the weight category 86 kg". Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Kolo Kartoev is European Junior Champ". Retrieved 30 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Wenceslas Ziolkowski Memorial results". Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Ingush wrestlers defended the title in Turkey". Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Selim Yaşar, bronz madalya kazandı". Milliyet (in Turkish). 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2017-05-11.