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Eduard Giray

Full name: Eduard Giray
Nickname(s): Edy
Gender: Male
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: February 13, 1949 in Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: August 24, 2014 in Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: ASV Schorndorf, Schorndorf (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Eduard Giray won his first national title in 1967 as a teenager in the 52 kg freestyle. As a senior he won nine German Championships from 1972-80 and was also a member of the German team champion ASV Schorndorf in 1975. The highlight of his career, in addition to his participation in the 1976 Olympics, was winning the silver medal at the 1979 European Championships in the 62 kg freestyle class.

He retired from competition after the Federal Republic of Germany boycotted the 1980 Moskva Olympics. Professionally Eduard Giray worked as an administrative employee and was also a wrestling coach. He died at the age of 65 years due to a heart attack while bike riding.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle West Germany FRG AC

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Final Standings AC 1976-07-27 Eliminated r4/7 9,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round Four 8T 1976-07-30 9,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round Four Match #4 2 1976-07-30 Yang (KOR) fall (3:21), Giray (FRG) 4,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round Three 7T 1976-07-29 5,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round Three Match #3 2 1976-07-29 Davis (USA) fall (7:53), Giray (FRG) 4,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round Two 4T 1976-07-28 1,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round Two Match #4 1 1976-07-28 Giray (FRG) DQ (8:24), Dawes (GBR) 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round One 6T 1976-07-27 1,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling West Germany FRG Round One Match #3 1 1976-07-27 Giray (FRG) decision (6-4), Fodor (HUN) 1,0
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