Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov

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Zhaqsylyq Üshkempirov vs Pavel Khristov 1980 (cropped).jpg

Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov (6 May 1951 – 2 August 2020) was a light-flyweight Greco-Roman wrestler from Kazakhstan. He won an Olympic gold medal in 1980 and a world title in 1981.[1]

Ushkempirov took up wrestling in 1969 and won the Soviet title in 1975 and 1980.

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  1. "Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.