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Anatoly Albul

Full name: Anatoly Mikhaylovich Albul
Original name: Анатолий Михайлович Албул
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: June 1, 1936 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 13, 2013 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Anatoly Albul took up wrestling in 1952 and soon rose to be one of the top Soviet freestyle light-heavyweight wrestlers. During his career, Albul competed in three major international tournaments. At the 1958 World Cup, Albul won gold, at the 1960 Olympics, bronze and at the 1963 World Championships, silver. Domestically, Albul won two Soviet titles (1962, 1963), six silver medals (1955-57, 1961, 1965, 1966) and bronze twice (1958, 1960), all as a freestyle light-heavyweight. Albul graduated from the Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health and, from 1965-74, worked as a lecturer with the Higher Naval Submarine School in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg Naval Institute). From 1974-87 Albul was a lecturer at the Mozhaysky Military Space Academy and later worked as chairman of the non-profit organization St. Petersburg Centre of Physical Education and Health for Children, Youth, Disabled and Sports Veterans.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 1T 1960-09-06 Albul (URS) draw, Palm (SWE)
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 3T 1960-09-06 6
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #1 1 1960-09-06 Albul (URS) decision, Brand (USA) 1
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 5T 1960-09-05 5
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #1 2 1960-09-05 Atlı (TUR) decision, Albul (URS) 3
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 2T 1960-09-03 2
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #1 1 1960-09-03 Albul (URS) fall (11:41), Ferreras (VEN) 0
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 6T 1960-09-02 2
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #2 1 1960-09-02 Albul (URS) decision, Kostov (BUL) 1
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 5T 1960-09-01 1
1960 Summer 24 Roma Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #1 1 1960-09-01 Albul (URS) decision, Holzherr (SUI) 1