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Abdurrahim Kuzu

Full name: Abdurrahim Kuzu
Nickname(s): Aslan, Tiger
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: September 20, 1955 in Ä°zmit, Kocaeli, Turkey
Affiliations: Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club, Scottsdale (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Abdurrahim Kuzu was born in Turkey, but emigrated to the United States in the late 1970s. He competed for the University of Nebraska at Omaha in college, while majoring in health and physical education. Kuzu became a naturalized US citizen in 1983 which allowed him to compete for the United States at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, where he finished fourth. Kuzu was a silver medalist in Greco-Roman at the 1979 World Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman United States USA 4

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 4 1984-07-30
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 2 1984-08-01 Dietsche (SUI) decision (8-4), Kuzu (USA)
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Final 2 1984-07-31 4,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Final Match #1 2 1984-07-31 Yeats (CAN) criteria (6:00), Kuzu (USA) 1,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Final Match #3 1 1984-07-31 Kuzu (USA) decision (3-3), Johansson (SWE) 3,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Five 2 1984-07-31 13,5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Five Match #1 2 1984-07-31 Yeats (CAN) criteria (6:00), Kuzu (USA) 1,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Four 1 1984-07-31 12,5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Four Match #1 1 1984-07-31 Kuzu (USA) passivity (4:17), Gabriel (FRG) 3,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Three 2 1984-07-30 9,5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Three Match #1 1 1984-07-30 Kuzu (USA) decision (3-3), Johansson (SWE) 3,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Two 3 1984-07-30 6,5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round Two Match #1 1 1984-07-30 Kuzu (USA) decision (12-4), Özgür (TUR) 3,5
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round One 3T 1984-07-30 3,0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling United States USA Group A - Round One Match #1 1 1984-07-30 Kuzu (USA) decision (3-0), Brekke (NOR) 3,0
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