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Valerii Oleksandrovych Andriitsev (Ukrainian: Валерій Олександрович Андрійцев; born 27 February 1987 in Kozelets) is a male freestyle wrestler from Ukraine. He won the silver medal in the Men's freestyle 96 kg at 2012 Summer Olympics. He won the silver in the 2012 European Wrestling Championships.[1][2][3] At the 2014 World Wrestling Championships he took the bronze medal after winning a rematch against American Jake Varner, who beat him in the gold medal match at the 2012 Olympics.[4][5] In June 2015, he earned bronze at the inaugural European Games for Ukraine in wrestling, more specifically, in the men's freestyle in the - 97 kg division.[6]

Valeriy Andriytsev
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Personal information
Full nameValerii Andriitsev
NationalityUkrainian
Born (1987-02-27) February 27, 1987 (age 32)
Kozelets
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight225 lb (102 kg)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubDynamo
Updated on September 7, 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USA's Varner wins wrestling gold". Fox News. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Valerii Andriitsev Profile London Olympics 2012". www.london2012.com. 7 September 2012.
  3. ^ "London Olympics: Varner wins 96kg freestyle gold for US". Times of India. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  4. ^ "London 2012 Freestyle 96 kg men - Olympic Wrestling". 2016-06-27. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  5. ^ "Men's freestyle World medalists". Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  6. ^ "2015 European Games - Men's Freestyle 97kg" (PDF). 17 June 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2016.

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