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Nikolay Belov

Full name: Nikolay Grigoryevich Belov
Original name: Николай Григорьевич Белов
Gender: Male
Born: November 23, 1919 in Fyodorovskoye, Moskva, Russia
Died: 1987
Affiliations: Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In 1947 Nikolay Belov became the first Soviet athlete to win a European title, when he won the Greco-Roman middleweight event at the 1947 European Championships in Prague. Next Belov competed internationally at the 1952 Olympics, where he won bronze in Greco-Roman middleweight. Domestically, Belov won four Soviet titles, in 1948-51 in Greco-Roman middleweight. He also won three silver (1946 and 1953 in Greco-Roman middleweight and in 1948 in freestyle light-heavyweight) and two bronze medals (1945 in Greco-Roman middleweight and in 1947 in freestyle middleweight) at the Soviet Championships. After finishing his sporting career, Belov worked as a wrestling coach in Moscow.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MMR/RE BP MR
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 1952-07-24 0-2
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 2 1952-07-27 Rauhala (FIN) decision (3-0), Belov (URS)
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 1 1952-07-27 3
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #1 2 1952-07-27 Grönberg (SWE) decision (3-0), Belov (URS) 3
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 1 1952-07-26 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #1 1 1952-07-26 Belov (URS) default (injury), Courtois (BEL) 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 1 1952-07-25 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #6 AC 1952-07-25 Belov (URS) 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 1T 1952-07-24 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #5 1 1952-07-24 Belov (URS) fall (2:17), Gryt (POL) 0