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Bashir Varayev

Full name: Bashir Magomedovich Varayev
Original name: Башир Магомедович Вараев
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: February 23, 1964 in Grozny, Chechenskaya Respublika, Russia
Affiliations: Soviet Army
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Judo

Related Olympians: Brother of Sharip Varayev.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Bashir Varayev was one of the best half-middleweight judokas of the world at the end of the 1980s. During his career Varayev won the 1988 Olympic bronze, the 1987 World Championships silver, and bronze at the 1989 and 1991 World Championships. Varayev won the European title four times (1987-90), while taking bronze at the 1991 and 1992 European Championships. He also won gold at the 1990 Goodwill Games and was Soviet champion from 1986-88.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Judo Men's Half-Middleweight Soviet Union URS 3T Bronze

Men's Half-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
id: 34,492