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Ruslan Ashuraliyev

Full name: Ruslan Nuraliyevich Ashuraliyev
Original name: Руслан Нуралиевич Ашуралиев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: February 20, 1950 in Makhachkala, Respublika Dagestan, Russia
Died: November 27, 2009 in Makhachkala, Respublika Dagestan, Russia
Affiliations: Urozhai Mashachkala
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Ruslan Ashuraliyev took up wrestling in 1965. A freestyle wrestler, Ashuraliyev competed in the first part of his career as a lightweight and won bronze at the 1972 Olympics. After the Olympics, he switched to welterweight and was the World Champion in that class in 1974 and 1975 and European Champion in 1974. He also won silver at the 1973 World Championships, won a World Cup in 1976 and also participated at the 1976 Olympics, where he finished an unfortunate fourth. At the Soviet Championships, Ashuraliyev won five Soviet titles (1971, 1973-74, 1976-77). After finishing his sporting career, Ashuraliyev worked as a wrestling coach and later also entered local politics, serving two terms in the Republic of Dagestan parliament. From 2000 until his death in 2009, Ashuraliyev worked as a director of Dagestan Polytechnic College.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Freestyle Soviet Union URS 4

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 1972-08-27
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 2T 1972-08-30 4,5
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #1 2 1972-08-30 Şahin (TUR) decision, Ashuraliyev (URS) 3,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 1T 1972-08-30 1,5
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #3 1 1972-08-30 Ashuraliyev (URS) fall (2:23), Poalelungi (ROU) 0,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 2T 1972-08-29 1,5
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #4 1 1972-08-29 Ashuraliyev (URS) fall (7:37), Engel (TCH) 0,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 5 1972-08-28 1,5
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #4 1 1972-08-28 Ashuraliyev (URS) decision, Olmedo (PAN) 0,5
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 9T 1972-08-27 1,0
1972 Summer 22 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #3 1 1972-08-27 Ashuraliyev (URS) decision, Yuseinov (BUL) 1,0

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 4 1976-07-27
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 4 1976-07-30 7,5
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #1 2 1976-07-30 Dziedzic (USA) decision (9-6), Ashuraliyev (URS) 3,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 4 1976-07-30 4,5
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #1 1 1976-07-30 Ashuraliyev (URS) decision (10-4), Pîrcălabu (ROU) 1,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 6 1976-07-29 3,5
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #2 1 1976-07-29 Ashuraliyev (URS) decision (13-4), Pavlov (BUL) 0,5
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 8T 1976-07-28 3,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #1 1 1976-07-28 Ashuraliyev (URS) fall (4:28), Spagnoli (ITA) 0,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 12 1976-07-27 3,0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #1 2 1976-07-27 Barzegar (IRI) criteria (6-6), Ashuraliyev (URS) 3,0