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Aleksey Shumakov

Full name: Aleksey Vasilyevich Shumakov
Original name: Алексей Васильевич Шумаков
Gender: Male
Height: 4-11.5 (152 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: September 7, 1948 in Pochyot, Krasnoyarsk Kray, Russia
Affiliations: Burevestnik Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Aleksey Shumakov, who competed in Greco-Roman light-flyweight class his entire career, took up wrestling in 1966, when he enrolled at the Krasnoyarsk Polytechnic Institute. The high point of Shumakov’s career was at the 1976 Olympics, where he won gold. In addition his Olympic gold, Shumakov was also World Champion in 1977 and European Champion in 1976, while taking silver medals at the 1978 and 1979 World Championships and the 1974 and 1975 European Championships. Domestically, Shumakov was Soviet Champion in 1972 and 1979. After finishing his sporting career, Shumakov worked as a wrestling coach in his native Krasnoyarsk, where an annual junior tournament in his honor has been held since 1984.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1976-07-20
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 1 1976-07-24 Shumakov (URS) decision (5-4), Angelov (BUL)
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #2 1 1976-07-24 Shumakov (URS) decision (10-6), Berceanu (ROU)
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 1 1976-07-23 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #1 1 1976-07-23 Shumakov (URS) fall (5:25), Moriwaki (JPN) 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 1T 1976-07-23 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #4 AC 1976-07-23 Shumakov (URS) 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 1T 1976-07-22 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #5 1 1976-07-22 Shumakov (URS) DQ (5:50), Farina (USA) 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 1T 1976-07-21 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #6 1 1976-07-21 Shumakov (URS) DQ (6:24), Byambajavyn (MGL) 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 1T 1976-07-20 0,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #6 1 1976-07-20 Shumakov (URS) DQ (7:45), Seres (HUN) 0,0
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