Toghrul Asgarov

Toghrul Shahriyar oghlu Asgarov (Azerbaijani: Toğrul Əsgərov; born on September 17, 1992, Ganja, Azerbaijan) is an Azerbaijani wrestler. He is an Olympic and European champion in freestyle wrestling.

Toghrul Asgarov
Toghrul Asgarov at the 2016 Summer Olympics awarding ceremony (cropped).jpg
Medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Representing  Azerbaijan
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London 60 kg
Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio de Janeiro 65 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Moscow 55 kg
European Games
Gold medal – first place 2015 Baku 65 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Belgrade 60 kg

In 2012 Summer Olympics Toghrul Asgarov won Olympic wrestling gold medal in men's 60-kilogram freestyle, beating Besik Kudukhov of Russia by a score of (1-0, 5-0).[1][2][3]

In May 2017, he was disqualified for one year due to the doping rules violation (higenamine).[4]


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