Sharif Sharifov

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Sharif Sharifov
Medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Representing  Azerbaijan
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Men's freestyle 84 kg
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Herning Men's freestyle 84 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Istanbul Men's freestyle 84 kg
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Baku 84 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Dortmund 84 kg

Sharif Sharifov (born November 11, 1988 in Makhachkala) is a male wrestler from Azerbaijan of Dagestani origin. Sharifov finished first in the world championship and won bronze in the European championship.[1] In 2012 Summer Olympics Sharif Sharifov won Olympic wrestling gold medal in 84-kilogram freestyle after defeating Puerto Rican Jaime Espinal.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Azerbaijani wrestlers Sharif Sharifov, Maria Stadnik called best in the world". 2012-02-09. Retrieved 2012-05-28.
  2. CBS News. Sharif Sharifov of Azerbaijan wins Olympic wrestling gold medal in men's 84-kilogram freestyle