Taymuraz Apkhazava

Taymuraz (Teymuraz) Apkhazava (Russian: Теймураз Вахтангович Апхазава; born 21 April 1955) is a Soviet former Greco-Roman wrestler, and Olympic gold medalist. He started to train in 1969, and took part in nine USSR championships and won some international tournaments.

Taymuraz Apkhazava
Personal information
Native nameТеймураз Вахтангович Апхазава
Born(1955-04-21)21 April 1955
Kutaisi, Georgian SSR
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
Country Soviet Union
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
Club«Dynamo» (Kutaisi)
Coached byIliya Bobokhidze
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Wrestling World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1982 Katowice 82 kg
Gold medal – first place 1983 Kiev 82 kg
FILA Wrestling European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Bucharest 82 kg
Gold medal – first place 1983 Budapest 82 kg
Gold medal – first place 1984 Jönköping 82 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Piraeus 82 kg
Friendship Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Budapest 82 kg
Updated on 26 September 2016.

Sport resultsEdit

  • Greco-Roman Wrestling at 1979 Soviet Spartakiad -  ;
  • 1979 USSR Greco-Roman Wrestling championship -  ;
  • 1980 USSR Greco-Roman Wrestling championship -  ;
  • 1982 USSR Greco-Roman Wrestling championship -  ;
  • 1984 USSR Greco-Roman Wrestling championship -  ;
  • 1986 USSR Greco-Roman Wrestling championship -  ;
  • Greco-Roman Wrestling at 1983 Soviet Spartakiad -  ;

External linksEdit

  • "Апхазава Теймураз Вахтангович" (in Russian). 6анки.рф. Retrieved 2016-09-24.