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Sergey Viktorovich Semenov (Russian: Семёнов, Сергей Викторович; born 10 August 1995) is a Russian Greco-Roman wrestler who competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in the 130 kg weight category. In the semifinals he lost to Mijaín López of Cuba (0–3).[1] In the bronze medal match he beat Heiki Nabi of Estonia (6–0). Semenov won the 2018 World Wrestling Championships defeating American Adam Coon in the final, 9–0.

Sergey Semenov
Сергей Семёнов
Personal information
Full nameSergey Viktorovich Semenov
NationalityRussian
Born (1995-08-10) 10 August 1995 (age 24)
Tula, Russia
ResidenceOdintsovo, Moscow Oblast
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight130 kg (287 lb)
Sport
CountryRussia
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
ClubSparta
Coached byVladimir Ushakov, Valery Zhukov

Semenov won the 2017 U23 World Championships. He is a 2017 World Cup gold medalist and a two-time silver medalist.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Семенов Сергей Викторович – Федерация спортивной борьбы России".

External linksEdit

  • Sergey Semenov at the official website of the Russian Wrestling Federation