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Artyom Teryan

Full name: Artyom Sarkisovich Teryan
Original name: Артём Саркисович Терян
Gender: Male
Born: March 5, 1930 in Gəncə, Gəncə, Azerbaijan
Died: April 1970 in Bakı, Bakı, Azerbaijan
Affiliations: Dynamo Bakı, Bakı (AZE)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Artyom Teryan was born in Azerbaijan to an Armenian family and took up wrestling in 1945. He first practiced kokh, a traditional Armenian style of wrestling, before taking up Greco-Roman wrestling. Teryan was the World Greco-Roman bantamweight champion in 1953 and won Greco-Roman bantamweight bronze at the 1952 Olympics. Domestically, Teryan won six Soviet titles, two in Greco-Roman bantamweight (1950, 1951), one in freestyle bantamweight (1951) and three in Greco-Roman featherweight (1952-54). He also won Soviet Greco-Roman bantamweight silver in 1949. Teryan was forced to retire from sports in 1955 after a severe motorcycle accident and later worked as a wrestling coach with Dynamo Bakı. Teryan was murdered in his home in April 1970, following a domestic dispute.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MMR(BP)/RE BP MR
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 1952-07-24 1-1 (9 bad points)
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 1 1952-07-27 Teryan (URS) decision (3-0), Hódos (HUN)
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Six 2 1952-07-27 5
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Six Match #1 2 1952-07-27 Chihab (LIB) decision (2-1), Teryan (URS) 3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 1T 1952-07-27 4
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #2 1 1952-07-27 Teryan (URS) decision (3-0), Persson (SWE) 1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 1T 1952-07-26 3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #3 1 1952-07-26 Teryan (URS) decision (3-0), Popescu (ROU) 1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 1T 1952-07-26 2
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #3 1 1952-07-26 Teryan (URS) decision (3-0), Lombardi (ITA) 1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 2T 1952-07-25 1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #4 1 1952-07-25 Teryan (URS) decision (3-0), Demirsüren (TUR) 1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 1T 1952-07-24 0
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #3 1 1952-07-24 Teryan (URS) fall (4:53), Toboła (POL) 0
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