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Vladimir Cheboksarov

Full name: Vladimir Vasilyevich Cheboksarov
Original name: Владимир Васильевич Чебоксаров
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: December 30, 1951 in Tyumen, Tyumen, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Tyumen, Tyumen (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Vladimir Cheboksarov took up wresting in 1965. Cheboksarov, who competed in Greco-Roman middleweight his entire career, made the Soviet national team in 1974 and first earned fame at the 1975 European Championships, winning a gold medal. At the 1976 European Championships, Cheboksarov won silver and then, at the 1976 Olympics, added another silver medal. Cheboksarov won the 1977 World title and last competed internationally at the 1978 Worlds, winning bronze. At the Soviet Championships, Cheboksarov captured only one title, in 1976. After finishing his sporting career in 1981, Cheboksarov worked as a wrestling coach with Dynamo Tyumen and also acted as a wrestling referee. From 1997-2004 he was president of the Siberian Greco-Roman Wrestling Federation. Since 1995, an annual junior Greco-Roman wrestling tournament in his honor has been held in Tyumen.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2 1976-07-20
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #2 1 1976-07-24 Cheboksarov (URS) fall (2:07), Andersson (SWE)
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 4 1976-07-23 6,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #1 1 1976-07-23 Cheboksarov (URS) decision (14-7), Kolev (BUL) 1,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 5T 1976-07-23 5,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #3 1 1976-07-23 Cheboksarov (URS) decision (8-3), Janota (TCH) 1,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 5T 1976-07-22 4,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #2 2 1976-07-22 Petković (YUG) criteria (6-6), Cheboksarov (URS) 3,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 4T 1976-07-21 1,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #2 1 1976-07-21 Cheboksarov (URS) decision (16-9), Manni (FIN) 1,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 1T 1976-07-20 0,0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #2 1 1976-07-20 Cheboksarov (URS) fall (1:18), Takanishi (JPN) 0,0