Mikhail Shakhov

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Shakhov (right wearing the CCCP sweater), 1956

Mikhail Afanasyevich Shakhov (Russian: Михаил Афанасьевич Шахов; 20 November 1931 – 8 August 2018) was a Soviet bantamweight freestyle wrestler.[1] He competed at the 1956 and the 1960 Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1956.[1] Shakhov was born in Saratov Oblast, Russia.[2]

Death[change | change source]

Shakhov died on 8 August 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine, aged 86.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mykhailo Shakhov Archived 2020-04-18 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. Михаил Шахов: «Удивляет, что современные борцы не знают даже имен своих соперников». profc.com.ua
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-08-11. Retrieved 2018-08-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)