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Saypulla Absaidov

Full name: Saypulla Atavovich Absaidov
Original name: Сайпулла Атавович Абсаидов
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: July 14, 1958 in Tarki, Respublika Dagestan, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Makhachkala, Makhachkala (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Saypulla Absaidov took up freestyle wrestling in 1973 and found his first fame three years later at the 1976 European Junior Championships, where he won gold as a featherweight. As a junior, Absaidov also won the 1977 World and 1978 European junior titles, both in featherweight. In 1978, after his second European junior title, Absaidov moved to the senior ranks and was immediately successful, winning the 1978 World Cup and earning silver at the 1978 European Championships, both as a featherweight. In 1979 Absaidov moved to the lightweight class, in which he was the Olympic Champion in 1980, World Champion in 1981 and European Champion in 1980. He also earned two Soviet titles in 1980 and 1981. After finishing his sporting career, Absaidov worked as a wrestling coach. Since 2009 he has been head coach of the Azerbaijani national freestyle wrestling team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1980-07-29
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round One Match #1 1 1980-07-31 Absaidov (URS) fall (7:45), Sejdi (YUG)
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Two Match #2 AC 1980-07-31 Absaidov (URS)
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 1 1980-07-31 1,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #3 AC 1980-07-31 Absaidov (URS) 0,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 1T 1980-07-30 1,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #3 1 1980-07-30 Absaidov (URS) decision (6-1), Yankov (BUL) 1,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 1T 1980-07-30 0,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #6 1 1980-07-30 Absaidov (URS) fall (5:59), Duşa (ROU) 0,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 1T 1980-07-29 0,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #8 1 1980-07-29 Absaidov (URS) fall (4:29), Tuleimat (SYR) 0,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 1T 1980-07-29 0,0
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #7 1 1980-07-29 Absaidov (URS) fall (5:34), Chiliński (POL) 0,0