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Gennady Strakhov

Full name: Gennady Nikolayevich Strakhov
Original name: Геннадий Николаевич Страхов
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: November 1, 1944 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: VS Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Gennady Strakhov took up wrestling in 1964 and made the Soviet national team in 1969, when he won his first Soviet title. Competing as a freestyle light-heavyweight his entire career, Strakhov won Olympic silver in 1972, was World Champion in 1970 and European Champion in 1969 and 1972. Domestically, at the Soviet Championships, Strakhov won two titles (1969, 1970), one silver (1971) and one bronze (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2 1972-08-27
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 1 1972-08-30 3,0
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #3 1 1972-08-30 Strakhov (URS) decision, Spindler (GDR) 0,5
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 2 1972-08-30 2,5
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #3 1 1972-08-30 Strakhov (URS) fall (1:52), Kurczewski (POL) 0,0
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 5 1972-08-29 2,5
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #4 1T 1972-08-29 Peterson (USA) draw, Strakhov (URS) 2,0
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 1 1972-08-28 0,5
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #6 1 1972-08-28 Strakhov (URS) fall (2:45), Ram (IND) 0,0
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 8 1972-08-27 0,5
1972 Summer 27 München Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #6 1 1972-08-27 Strakhov (URS) decision, Andersson (SWE) 0,5
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