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Magomedgasan Abushev

Full name: Magomedgasan Mingazhutdinovich Abushev
Original name: Магомедгасан Мингажутдинович Абушев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: November 10, 1959 in Karabudakhkent, Respublika Dagestan, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Makhachkala, Makhachkala (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Magomedgasan Abushev from Dagestan, who took up wrestling in 1971 as a freestyler, had a very brief wrestling career. After winning World junior titles in 1977 (flyweight) and 1979 (featherweight), Abushev had his best year as a wrestler in 1980. First he won the European featherweight title and then, three months later, Olympic featherweight gold. He also won the World Cup in 1981. Domestically, Abushev earned his only Soviet title in 1984 as a lightweight. Abushev graduated from Dagestan State University with an economics degree in 1981 and later had a career as a businessman in Dagestan. From 1994-98 he worked with Derbentsky Oil Depot and from 1998-2003 was the deputy general director of unitary enterprise Dagvino. Since 2003 he has worked as an auditor of the Accounts Chamber of the Republic of Dagestan.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1980-07-27
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round One Match #1 1 1980-07-29 Abushev (URS) decision (14-3), Khatziioannidis (GRE)
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Two Match #2 AC 1980-07-29 Abushev (URS)
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 1 1980-07-29 2,5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #2 1 1980-07-29 Abushev (URS) decision (9-1), Cascaret (CUB) 0,5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 1 1980-07-28 2,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #2 1 1980-07-28 Abushev (URS) decision (4-2), Dukov (BUL) 1,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 1T 1980-07-28 1,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #2 1 1980-07-28 Abushev (URS) decision (8-4), Ölziibayaryn (MGL) 1,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 1T 1980-07-27 0,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #1 1 1980-07-27 Abushev (URS) decision (15-2), Şuteu (ROU) 0,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 1T 1980-07-27 0,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #1 1 1980-07-27 Abushev (URS) fall (3:33), Atasie (NGR) 0,0